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  • Similes And Metaphors In Herman Melville

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    the Renaissance. However, Melville´s common theme of life at sea is not the only factor which contributed to his style of writing. Herman Melville used many different rhetorical strategies to emphasize significance in many of his pieces. The use of similes, metaphors, and imagery supply Melville´s stories with various ways to describe certain characters or things. Alliteration, repetition, and onomatopoeia all come together to create specific effects on words and phrases in Melville´s works. The way

  • Plot Similes In A Sunrise On The Veld

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    in the morning. It teaches him that nature is more powerful than himself forcing him to further analyze the meaning of life. Plot enrichment in “A Sunrise on the Veld” is created through the use of literary elements such as similes, setting and character development. Similes and Metaphors were mentioned frequently and gave a visual, picture and eyesight type of imagery. Near the beginning of the story the boy is waking up and realizing that he could have been up and about rather than sleeping. He

  • Examples Of Similes In The Scarlet Letter

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    such as metaphor, simile, and antithesis, the author successfully compares the mental states of the two characters and subtly includes his own attitudes towards them. To begin with, the author first highlights the alien and wild mental state of Hester through multiple similes. Lines 11 to 13 describe Hester in a metaphorical wilderness where she “wandered, without rule or guidance, in a moral wilderness; as vast, as intricate and shadowy, as the untamed forest. . .” This simile elaborates

  • Summary Of Similes By Armst Bryant

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    following the “hip” new thing? Bryant uses figurative language, a store of information and imagery that has only one purpose, to compare two things to make a point. Similes and metaphors are most commonly used, although there are alternative types of figurative language. Firstly, we will look at metaphors he uses in his poem, secondly, the similes we are examined, and finally, I will explain how they further Bryant’s purposes for the poem. Bryant chisels figurative language into his poem, like a well-seasoned

  • Examples Of Similes In Courage By Anne Sexton

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    talk about similar themes, Sexton uses similes, metaphors, and personification and Mull uses deep description and imagery. Sexton and Mull both address the theme of having courage and taking risks for others. Sexton gives us similes and metaphors to describe the theme to the reader. In the first stanza of Courage, Sexton writes, " The child's first steps, as awesome as an earthquake." This shows a positive connotation and a pleasant situation

  • Metaphors And Similes In Fireflies By Owl City

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    Adam Young is trying to show his vivid dreams when he was young by using many figurative languages such as simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, and repetition. In the famous single,“Fireflies”, there were many uses of similes and metaphors to show his vivid dreams when he was young. In stanza 6, Adam Young sang “Cause I feel like such an insomniac”. This is an example of simile, Adam Young is comparing himself to a person who is regularly unable to sleep. In the last stanza, Adam Young

  • The Use Of Similes InAll Summer In A Day?

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    incorporates a variety of craft moves such as similes, metaphors, hyperboles, and onomatopoeia’s in order to clarify meaningful descriptions to give the story life. One of the first and important craft moves seen in Bradbury’s work are similes and or metaphors. In stories we need one essential step to highlight the sight and atmosphere of a story. In fact, the most vital and influential form of peer description in literature is metaphors and similes. To prove how they give a story life, author Ray

  • Figurative Language And Similes In Fireflies, By Adam Young

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    Adam Young is trying to show his vivid dreams when he was young by using many figurative languages such as simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, and repetition. In the famous single,“Fireflies”, there are many uses of similes and metaphors to show his vivid dreams when he was young. In stanza 6, Adam Young sang “Cause I feel like such an insomniac”. This is an example of simile, Adam Young is comparing himself to a person who is regularly unable to sleep. In the last stanza,

  • Similes And Metaphors In Hariharan's The Thousand Faces Of Night

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    way of expression and syntactic structure etc. her each sentence seems to be stamped of a perfect artist’s skill and intelligence. The linguistic qualities of the novel serve beautifully and perfectly to the aesthetic purpose of the novelist. Her similes and metaphors seems a mine of information and refreshment, “[…] she [Damyanti] floated like a fresh lotus down the carpets of the hall,”

  • Similes And Metaphors InWhere I? By Robinson Jeffer

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    “Where I?” is a sonnet written by Robinson Jeffers between 1924 and 1940. It’s theme is centered around mortality and how a dying woman is revitalized to accept the fact she is dying. In the sonnet, Jeffers uses similes and metaphors to express how the woman is feeling at the beginning of her death march through her final last breath. In “Where I?”, the speaker learns how an individual may view their own death, how their body will look in their final resting place, and how their attitude towards

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