498 search results for "metaphor"

A Pig in a Poke

…used metaphorically. The blind bargain is used as a metaphor of the deal. Example#3: “Your offer is as deceitful as buying a pig in a poke.” The use of “as”…

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

…the title of his poem. He presents his pursuit of art as an extended metaphor of his journey with others. They see many things during their trip and conclude that…

Lady Lazarus

…exaggerate any statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, “To annihilate each decade” is hyperbole and no one can destroy or erase time. Metaphor: It is a figure of…

A Pretty Penny

…as a metaphor of hope and a bright future. Example #3 One From One Leaves Two by Ogden Nash “Higgledy piggledy, my black hen, She lays eggs for gentlemen. Gentlemen…

The Mower

…in this poem has been discussed below. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different in nature. There are no…

Nikki-Rosa

…“and your sister have happy birthdays and very good Christmases,” and “it isn’t your father’s drinking that makes any difference.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an…

Ballad of Birmingham

…But that smile was the last smile To come upon her face.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different…

A Sight for Sore Eyes

…of himself when he sees Francine. The phrase has been used as a metaphor for Francine. Teddy’s personality is altered in the presence of Francine. To him, Francine is a…