Posted 08 May 2005 - 09:51 PM
I'm doing an assignment where I need to find a metaphorical poem and state why it is one. I can't find any though. Just simile poems.
Does anyone know any metaphor poems?
Posted 10 May 2005 - 04:36 AM
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money); broadly: figurative language--compare simile
Here's an example:
Broken heart; broken heart is a metaphor because it literally doesn’t mean that you're heart is broken, it's a cliché thats come to be known and used quite frequently, a metaphor like broken heart suggests a deeper meaning that you feel torn, sad, depressed, gloomy, empty...
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