497 search results for "metaphor"

Kubla Khan

…23 as “the dancing rocks.” Dancing is a human characteristic, but the poet has attributed this quality to rocks. 3) Metaphor: There are two metaphors in the poem. First is…

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…

The Highwayman

…poem. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. For example, “The wind was a torrent of darkness…

She Walks in Beauty

…walk of that lady with a dark and clear night which also means that her footsteps are not heard. Metaphor: There are two metaphors in the poem, in lines eleven…

Paradox

…appears contradictory; 2) the statement or situation that appears contradictory must, after consideration, be a logical or well-founded premise. Here are some ways that writers benefit from incorporating metaphor into…

Rhetoric

…it alters meanings of words. For example, the metaphor used in the expression “He is a tiger,” is a complete altered form of a simple idea “He is brave.” Try…

Conceit

Conceit Definition Conceit is a figure of speech in which two vastly different objects are likened together with the help of similes or metaphors. Conceit develops a comparison which is…

Free Verse

…the father of free verse English poetry. In this poem, only a simple metaphor is used to mesmerize readers without employing regular rhyme scheme or rhythm. We can see normal…

Paralipsis

metaphor been more personified! I’m not saying Uncle Sam can kick back on a lawn chair, sipping on an iced tea, because I haven’t come across any one man enough…

Last Call

…He uses a metaphor (paradise) to describe the beautiful place, before this unfortunate event. The place was just like a paradise for its residents and for those who used to…