With which word does Thoreau use to create a metaphor in this sentence?
none of the above.
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This is a figure of speech where a term is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable, in order to suggest a resemblance. Therefore one word will not answer …the question, but to say 'He is a lion in battle' will explain (MORE)
This is how to use it in a sentence. "The girl cried in frustration when she could not finish her lessons." You use frustration in a sentence when the subject person is up…set, mad, or confused, because of a situation that is difficult or impossible for them to control. (MORE)
It is common for people to misconstrue the differences between a metaphor and a simile. Unfortunately, the two are extremely similar and can be used almost interchangeably in …a sentence. The biggest difference between a simile and a metaphor is that a simile tells you when something is like (or similar to) love. A metaphor, on the other hand, tells you when something is (exactly like) love. A simile is almost always going to contain the word "like" or "as." There are also times where a simile contains the words "if" or "than." A simile only compares two like things. A metaphor compares two unlike things. Most individuals would agree that a metaphor is a more meaningful way to say, "I love you" than a simile is. If you think about it, you have to put a lot more thought into composing a metaphor than you do a simile. It is easy for a person to pull two things that are similar and compare them using the words "like" or "as." It takes a poet and truly creative person to compare two very different options. Most individuals would agree that using a metaphor to express your love is one of the most thoughtful expressions there are. An allegory is often mistaken as a metaphor because the two are pretty similar. An allegory uses a character or event in a story is used to symbolize an idea or concept. It is about as close as you can get to comparing two things in a story without actually comparing them. As stated previously, it is easy for one to confuse a metaphor for a simile or an allegory. It is also common for one to confuse a hyperbole for a metaphor as well. First of all, you should look for the words "like" or "as" in the phrase. You can immediately throw out the chance of it being a simile if it does not contain one of those words. Next, you need to identify whether or not the phrase symbolizes something. If it doesn't, you can throw out allegory as well. Lastly, you need to determine if any exaggeration is present in the phrase in question. If there isn't, you can throw out hyperbole. Often, process of elimination is going to be an easier solution to finding out whether or not a statement is a metaphor or not. Metaphors are a beautiful way for you to tell a person how much you love them. It can be a little difficult to think of some on your own though. Here are some great metaphors for love to get your creative juices flowing:*Love is a Garden.*Love is a Battlefield.*Love is an Adventure *Our Love is a Rollercoaster Ride. Shakespeare wrote many metaphors for love. One of his most famous can be found in "Romeo and Juliet." It is a line said by Romeo that goes: "Juliet is the sun." The reason why this is a metaphor is because obviously, Juliet is not the sun. However, Romeo thinks she shines like one. A metaphor is a beautiful literary figure of speech. Its sole purpose is to take a subject and compare it to another subject that is unrelated. A metaphor is one of the most beautiful ways to tell someone you love him or her. It is a great opportunity for you to compare the one you love to something else you love. It is one sure fire way to give your partner a verbal poetic gift. The word "crush" is actually a metaphor for love. It is a metaphor that is used to describe the overwhelming sensation one feels when they are attracted and interested in someone. However, if you think about the definition of crush ??? it is not really a word you would use when speaking to someone you care about. (MORE)
The artistic style of musicians, authors, and poets often focus on using similes and metaphors to bring their works of art to life for their audiences. From Shakespeare to Rob…ert Frost, Eminem to Drake, Charlotte Bronte to Stephen King, these techniques are fine-tuned using a more in-depth approach to metaphors to create extended metaphors. Even the renowned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used this technique in his famous speech "I Have a Dream." Read on for examples of extended metaphors and to better understand their use in writing and in the media. To fully understand an extended metaphor, you must first understand both a simile and a metaphor. A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two different things using the words "like" or "as." A commonly used simile is the phrase, "I'm as hungry as a bear." A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes a subject as something it is not and often in a way that is not even close to the original significance of the subject. For example, in Shakespeare's famous play "As You Like It," he states, "All the world is a stage" when clearly the world is not a stage, but Shakespeare makes the comparison as if it were exactly that through a metaphor. An extended metaphor takes a simile or a metaphor and pulls the same thought or idea across several lines or the entire piece of work. Using an extended metaphor allows your audience to visualize complex ideas in memorable ways. To use extended metaphors, start by planning out your piece. With a strong simile or metaphor as your base, intend to carry the same thought forward with figurative images and more descriptive words. You want to have at least three different ways to express the same idea in a metaphorical way. The prominent rap artist Eminem uses extended metaphor very often in his music. It may be a contributing factor to his rise to the top of music charts. He uses extended metaphors to create songs that his fans can visualize and remember. Here is an example of an extended metaphor in his song titled Despicable: "I come around like what goes around. What goes up must come down. Anyone who comes up must go down. Might as well go for the gusto now." Unlike rap artists in the past, Eminem actually follows the lead of Shakespeare when creating lines that hook the audience. Going back to the example of extended metaphors written by Shakespeare, he is able to continue to build off his original metaphor and extend the emotions into a few lines of poetry: "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts."Symbolism and extended metaphors tend to go hand in hand. This is especially true in a lot of William Shakespeare's works. For example, in "Sonnet 18," the narrator uses an extended metaphor to compare his love to summer. T.S. Eliot and Robert Frost are two other authors who are well known for their ability to use extended metaphors effectively. For example, the poem "The Hollow Men" by T.S Eliot is woven together with a series of similes and extended metaphors. There are also several extended metaphors used in the poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. Extended metaphors can be a powerful tool to add to your collection of writing tools. To create good examples of extended metaphors, you need to start with a simple metaphor. Continue the main idea over several lines or the entire work while continuing to enhance the imagery with additional metaphors and similes. It is about constantly building off one idea and making it last. It is important to make sure you have a minimum of 15 multi-word lines as part of your extended metaphor. Shakespeare also uses extended metaphors in "Romeo and Juliet". One of the most notable extended metaphors is the balcony scene where Romeo uses an extended metaphor to describe Juliet and compares her beauty to the sun. (MORE)
Many everyday conversations include the use of comparisons as a description to accurately convey a thought or concept, explain a topic, or describe a noun or verb. These compa…risons are commonly called similes, analogies, allegories, hyperboles, or metaphors. Which type of comparison being used depends on the specific words being used in the comparison. Some individuals, especially well-known authors, are notorious for using extended metaphors in stories and poems to accurately express a thought. Here is what you need to know about extended metaphors, as well as a few extended metaphor examples.A traditional metaphor is a figure of speech used as a description for a subject, usually a noun or verb, based on an association or comparison with another object that would otherwise be unrelated. Metaphors do not use the words 'like' or 'as'.An extended metaphor, or mega metaphor, occurs when an author takes a traditional metaphor and develops it through multiple linked components such as grounds, vehicles, and tenors.These are the components of an extended metaphor.*Grounds are the properties shared between the two objects being compared.*Vehicles are the the subjects or images that carry the comparison's weight.*Tenors are the primary subject of the metaphor.The most well known authors in history, such as Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Mark Twain, and William Shakespeare consistently used extended metaphors in their poetry. Here are a few examples.*Emily Dickinson: Hope as a "Little Bird""Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune--without the words,And never stops at all,And sweetest in the gale is heard;And sore must be the stormThat could abash the little birdThat kept so many warm.I've heard it in the chillest land,And on the strangest sea;Yet, never, in extremity,It asked a crumb of me."*William Shakespeare: As You Like It"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. At first the infant, mewling and puking in the nurse's arms..."*Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken"I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference."Yes, these are still commonly used today. One great example comes from Will Ferrell during a Harvard University Commencement Address in 2003: "I graduated from the University of Life. All right? I received a degree from the School of Hard Knocks. And our colors were black and blue, baby. I had office hours with the Dean of Bloody Noses. All right? I borrowed my class notes from Professor Knuckle Sandwich and his Teaching Assistant, Ms. Fat Lip Thon Nyun. That's the kind of school I went to for real, okay?"When you are unsure of how to make your point using traditional adjectives, using an extended metaphors is an effective way to illustrate a concept by creating a picture in the recipient's mind. These examples provide you with an idea of how to take your concept and use a second concept your audience may be more familiar with. This helps to get your point across and ensure your audience will understand the idea you are trying to convey. Using extended metaphors takes a little practice and creativity, but once you get the hang of it, it will become like second nature, and you will find yourself using it more and more to describe things in a more colorful language.When writing an extended metaphor, first come up with the two subjects you will be comparing. Next, write a description of the subject you are comparing your primary subject to. This will become your extended metaphor. Finally, tie the primary subject into the metaphor. (MORE)
Extended metaphors are literary devices that are utilized to effectively carry forth a defined metaphor.Essentially, this device helps to enhance the metaphor and prolong it f…or more than one or a few sentences or a short section in a text. A metaphor is a type of analogy that is used, often to teach the reader a lesson in morals. Extended metaphors are commonly used as an anecdote to aid in accomplishing teaching the moral or lesson to the reader.At its core, a metaphor is an analogy that is used to compare two things that are not alike. Extended metaphors are used in writings to take that comparison and extend it throughout the writing. Sometimes, an extended metaphor will only travel for a few more sentences while other times it may be carried throughout the entire piece.William Shakespeare was notorious for using metaphors and extended metaphors throughout his work. One commonly used example is found in his play "Romeo and Juliet": "Within the infant rind of this small flower/Poison hath residence and medicine power./For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part;/Being tasted, stays all senses with the heart./Two such opposed kings encamp them still,/In man as well as herbs???grace and rude will./And where the worser is predominant,/Full soon the canker death eats up that plant." In this excerpt, Shakespeare is making a metaphor out of poison and medicine. The metaphor begins in the first sentence, then is carried out longer, making it an extended metaphor.Another famous author that frequently used extended metaphors was Robert Frost. Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken" is an ideal example of extended metaphors, as it is littered with them.Extended metaphors can be found in any type of literary work or any other medium where writing has occurred. These include movies, songs, television shows, and even newspaper articles. Examples of extended metaphors include:*"The fog comes in on little cat feet. It sits looking over the harbor and city on silent haunches and then, moves on." "Fog" by Carl Sandburg.*"Busy old fool unruly Sun, Why dost thou thus, Through windows, and through curtains, call on us?" "The Sun Rising" by John Donne.*"All the world's a stage,/And all the men and women merely players;/They have their exits and their entrances,/And one man in his time plays many parts,/His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant,/Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms." "As You Like It" by Shakespeare.When written correctly, an extended metaphor can be an impressive literary device. Through the thorough pursuance of any text, it can be seen that many literary devices may be used to help make the text more interesting and enjoyable by the reader. Using an extended metaphor as a technique in writing can aid in advancing writing methods and overall skill. An extended metaphor can show the talent and skill of the writer, when carried forth correctly. To increase writing methods with the use of extended metaphors, overuse and improper use should be avoided to prevent a disconnect from the reader.When used properly, an extended metaphor can be an excellent literary device to engage a reader and make them feel a part of the story. It can help a reader to consider the moral dilemmas in the story and reflect on how they would treat the situation, or to feel empathy for the character. When a reader is exposed to a metaphor, they can more accurately receive the information the writer is trying to convey. In some cases, the metaphor may be so ambiguous that the reader is left up to their own devices to determine the meaning, and may be able to draw and reflect on their own personal experiences or feelings to understand the meaning. This could carry throughout the story with an extended metaphor.In some cases, one metaphor can be carried throughout an entire literary work, such as a novel. The novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," is an example. The battle between man's desire to be good versus his battle against his inside darkness is a metaphor that is extended throughout the novel. (MORE)
In the English language, especially in relation to writing in all its forms, there are different type of sentence structures. These different sentences types are simple, compo…und, and complex. It is important to differentiate between these different types and understand how to formulate these sentences properly. Whether you are interested in writing or would like to understand the grammatical concepts of sentence structure, here are answers to commonly asked questions regarding the complex sentence.A complex sentence has a special way in which it is created. An independent clause in a complex sentence is joined by one or more dependent clauses. A complex sentence must also always have a conjunction such as since, after, although, when, or because. A relative pronoun, such as that, which, or who, can replace a conjunction in a sentence. When a complex sentence starts with a conjunction, it is important to remember that a comma must be placed at the end of the dependent clause. A comma should not be placed before a conjunction if it appears in the middle of the sentence.Here is an example of a complex sentence and what each part of the sentence means: " When she handed in her test, she forgot to give the teacher the first page." The subject of the sentence is "she," the verbs are "handed" and "forgot," and the conjunction is the word "when." Notice that the sentence has a comma after the word test, which ends the dependent clause because the complex sentence started with the conjunction "when."To understand a complex sentence fully, it is important to understand what the opposite of this sentence is: The simple sentence. A simple sentence is also known as an independent clause. An independent clause must have a subject and a verb and complete a full thought. An example of a simple sentence is, "Jules sings songs every day." This is a simple sentence because it has a subject, "Jules," a verb "sings," and it makes a complete statement.In understanding complex sentences, it is also important to understand the compound sentence, too. A compound sentence has two independent clauses that are joined together by a conjunct. A conjunct, or otherwise known as coordinator, are the words for, and, nor, but, or, so, or yet. These coordinators must always have a comma placed before it. An example of a compound sentence is, "I play the piano, and he played the guitar." This is a compound sentence because it combined two independent clauses by used the conjunct "and."Although complex appears in its name, complex sentences are actually relatively simple to understand. It is important to learn simple and compound sentences, and how each is formed when learning the complex sentence structure so that you have something in which to compare the sentence. Sentence structure and formation may seem like a basic tool to learn, but it will help with communication and all forms of writing.A sentence that contains an adjective clause also serves as a complex sentence. (MORE)
Good writing is based on good paragraph and sentence structure. If a document is not well-crafted, it will lack coherence. The main ideas will not flow in an organized or effe…ctive manner. The reader of a poorly constructed document is left confused and unsure of what point the writer is trying to make. The basis of a coherent document is its thesis statement, and each paragraph acts to support that statement. In turn, the paragraphs need focus and organization, and that is provided by the topic sentence.In a paragraph, the topic sentence is a statement that describes the idea that will be expanded upon throughout that paragraph. Overall, your essay requires a thesis statement that expresses your main idea; nearly every paragraph requires a topic sentence. In other words, the topic sentence serves as a thesis statement for a single paragraph.In general, a topic sentence appears at the beginning of the paragraph. The following sentences are written in a way that supports the idea expressed in the topic sentence. That is not always the case; the topic sentence can conceivably be anywhere in the paragraph. The paragraph should be organized so that the main idea stands out clearly.The topic sentence is a statement of the defining idea of the individual paragraph. The paragraph is organized and guided by that idea. The sentences in the body of the paragraph are all related to the topic sentence; anything unrelated belongs in a different paragraph. Each topic sentence relates back to the original thesis of the entire document or essay. As a whole, the paragraphs and topic sentences should all work together as a common thread that ties the entire work together.When preparing your written work, an outline is helpful in providing structure. Each outline point should act as a guide for how you write the topic sentence and organize the sentences that follow. Certain words can help in smoothly transitioning from one paragraph to the next. Some examples of transition words are first, next, lastly, consequently, and therefore.In general, a paragraph always requires a topic sentence. As with most aspects of the English language, there are exceptions to the rule. If the paragraph is a continuation of a description of a chronological series of events that began in the previous paragraph, it is permissible to simply transition from one to the next without repeating the topic sentence or composing a new one. Sometimes it will take more than one paragraph to adequately explain a given idea. In that case, a fresh topic sentence is not necessary.To communicate your main idea or thesis, you need clear topic sentences to direct the logic of the paragraphs making up the overall essay. The topic sentence guides the reader through the paragraph. It provides focus for the individual paragraph, which in turn provides support for the main idea of the document. An effectively written document acts as a system with all the components working together to express an idea. The topic sentence is a vital part of the system.When creating a topic sentence, it can help to keep in mind that one paragraph should cover one idea. To accomplish this, eliminate all extraneous or irrelevant ideas within each paragraph. The topic sentence expresses that single idea and provides the focus for the supporting sentences. (MORE)
She calls herself a Christian, but Christians are supposed to "judge not, lest ye be judged" and she is the most judgmental person I've ever met. In his youth he was hopelessl…y arrogant, overly-judgmental and perpetually angry, but middle age has mellowed him out a lot. It's much easier not to be judgmental if you can really empathize with people and imagine what it's like to be them. Her husband was very judgmental and unsupportive of her, but he adored their kids. (MORE)
'Proffering the olive branch' is a metaphor for trying to establish peace by giving someone a gift. The Bald eagle is a metaphor for strength, swiftness, and foresight in ma…ny cultures. The road was a ribbon of moonlight. The winds were a torrent of madness. The ocean's waves attacked the shore. (MORE)
The metaphor sentence in Rikki Tikki Tavi is "I am Death!" This compares the snake to Death.