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Bottom Drawer

…outgrown The poet has used an extended metaphor in which he has explained this phrase, comparing his mind with the chest and the last drawer with the consciousness of his…

When I Was One-and-Twenty

…“The heart out of the bosom” and “Give pearls away and rubies.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that…

Auguries of Innocence

…Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds in the same line such as the sound of /t/ in “The rotting Grave shall neer get out”. 5. Metaphor: It is a…

Arms and the Boy

…laughing round an apple” and “Sharp with the sharpness of grief and death.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects…

Sonnet 30

…objects. For example in “Then can I drown an eye, unus’d to flow”, the eye is personified. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is…

The Children’s Hour

…senses. For example, “Comes a pause in the day’s occupations”, “But put you down into the dungeon” and “Such an old mustache as I am.” Metaphor: It is a figure…

The Barefoot Boy

…“Purple-curtained, fringed with gold” and “Mine, on bending orchard trees.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects and persons that…

Song: To Celia

…might I of Jove’s nectar sup.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different in nature. Here, “drinking”…

Macbeth

…vault to brag of. (Act-I, Scene-II, Lines, 192-5). These are two beautiful metaphors among various other metaphors. The first one shows life compared with toys and second with wine. 13….

Tattoos In The Bible

…a Metaphor “Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me” – Isaiah 49:16 Here, God has talked about divine tattoos. He…