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Love’s Philosophy

…sound in “See the mountains kiss high heaven.” Metaphor: The poet has used extended metaphors in the poem to establish the idea that love is spiritual. For example, “fountains mingle…

The Second Coming

…this poem has been stated below. Metaphor: There are several metaphors used in this poem such as, “the Falcon” and “the falconer,” which stands for the world and the controlling…

Sonnet 73

…death is human to have a self. Metaphor: Shakespeare has used metaphors at several places in the poem such as, “When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang”, “the…

Existentialism

…of Godot to come and direct them. However, Estragon suggests that they should not wait and move on. The writer uses the metaphor of “freezing,” implying human beings do not…

God’s Grandeur

…repetition of consonant sounds in the same line such as the sound of /d/ in “World broods with warm breast and with ah! Bright wings”. Metaphor: It is a figure…

Connotation

…Figures of speech frequently employed by writers are examples of such deviations. Example #1: Sonnet 18 (By William Shakespeare) Metaphors are words that connote meanings that go beyond their literal…

Sensory Language

…racial segregation and social discrimination prevalent in American society against black people. Using the metaphor of free birds, she has put forth the ideas of freedom, liberty, and justice. As…

The Tyger

…repetition of vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of/i/ in “Tyger Tyger, burning bright” and /ae/ sound in “Dare its deadly terrors clasp!” Metaphor: It is…

To His Coy Mistress

Metaphor: It is a figure of speech used to compare two objects that are different. There are two metaphors used in this poem. The first is used in the fourth…

Home Burial

…and the sound of /t/ in “If I can change it. Oh, I won’t, I won’t”. Metaphor: The poem has a few implied metaphors. It is used to compare objects…