498 search results for "metaphor"

Semantic

…fact, conveying figurative meaning. However, its surrounding text clarifies the meaning. Juliet is using metaphoric language, arguing with Romeo that his family name is not important to her, because she…

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…

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…

Those Winter Sundays

…such as the sound of /wh/ in “What did I know, what did I know”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between…

Daddy

…“Daddy” Literary devices are tools that the writers use to compare and explain the deeper significance of the poem. Sylvia Plath has also used similes, metaphors, images and sound devices…

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

…and “A belt of straw and Ivy buds.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech when comparing between different objects. For example, in the eighth line, “Melodious birds sing Madrigals”…

Free Verse

…He is known as the father of free verse English poetry. In this poem, only a simple metaphor is used to mesmerize readers without employing a regular rhyme scheme or…