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A La Mode

…comfort. Therefore, it is a metaphor for the comfort that the clothes provide to the people. Example #2: “Although various music styles have gone out of fashion following the 21st…

A Bad Penny Always Turns Up

…by a popular novelist of the 18th century, Henry Fielding. Fielding explained that ‘A bad penny always turns up’ has been taken from Greek and that it is a metaphor….

Death, Be Not Proud

…quality of having feelings and emotions. Metaphor: There are three metaphors in this poem. The first is used in the opening line “Death, be not proud.” Here death is compared…

A Dream within a Dream

metaphor as the speaker says that life is a dream. He explains how dream enters our mind using a metaphor in line sixteen where it is stated as, “yet, how…

What are Literary Devices

…our sense of hearing. 2. Simile and Metaphor: Both compare two distinct objects and draws similarity between them. The difference is that Simile uses “as” or “like” and Metaphor does…

Hamlet Act-I, Scene-III Study Guide

…happiness as, opposed to darkness, mist, and confusion in the first two scenes. Metaphor Actually, a metaphor is a direct comparison of one thing with another for better understanding. For…

O Captain! My Captain!

…equip their simple texts with powerful impacts on their readers. Whitman, too, has enriched this poem, using following literary devices. Metaphor: There are three extended metaphors in the poem. The…

Sympathy

…the African-American community. Using the metaphor of a bird, Dunbar highlights the importance of freedom. He also describes captivity through the plea and struggle of a caged bird. “Sympathy” As…

A Penny for Your Thoughts

…used as a metaphorical statement in the sentence. Example #5: “Words are nothing but merely a penny for your thoughts.” The phrase has turned this sentence into a metaphor which…