498 search results for "metaphor"

A Prayer for My Daughter

…it. The storm is a metaphor for the Irish people’s struggle for their independence, which was an uncertain political situation in Yeats’s day. He further presents the situation of the…

Remembrance

…years. In the fourth stanza, she asks her lover to “forgive, if I forget thee,” due to “Other desires and other hopes.” She uses the metaphor “world’s tide” to represent…

Win Hands Down

…innocents remains unnoticed and unheard. The phrase has been used as a metaphor for playing tricks with others. Examples in Sentences Example #1 “Our team was not provided a ground…

Curiosity Killed The Cat

…its metaphorical representation. Example #2 Curiosity by Alistair Reid “may have killed the cat; more likely the cat was just unlucky, or else curious to see what death was like,…

Curry Favour

…in his personality, and for the alliance itself. Therefore, the phrase has been used as a metaphor and also a direct meaning. Example #3 The Rise of David Levinsky by…

Cut To The Chase

…story is an extended metaphor of the phrase given in the title. Example #4 Cut to the Chase by Lisa Girolami “Helen Deutsch who wrote National Velvet?” She was relieved…

Darby And Joan

…recall them to follow. The phrase has been used twice in the poem as a metaphorical representation as well as an allusion. Example #2 Darby and Joan by The Babe…

The Little Black Boy

…his dark skin is the result of constant and direct exposure to the sun. Using the metaphor of the sun, the mother explains that the sun brings heat and shadow…

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

…“O lovely Pussy! O Pussy, my love.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the different objects. “Owl and Pussy cat” both…

Facing It

…their five senses. For example, “The sky. A plane in the sky”, “a woman’s trying to erase names” and “No, she’s brushing a boy’s hair.” Metaphor: It is a figure…