The meaning of language can be literal or figurative. Literal language states exactly what something is. On the other hand, figurative language creates meaning by comparing one thing to another thing. Poets use figures of speech in their poems. Several types of figures of speech exist for them to choose from. I love to hear her speak, yet well I know That music hath a far more pleasing sound: I grant I never saw a goddess go,— My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground:.
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A&P: Metaphor and Simile
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. When Colin gets hurt, it becomes clear that he needs someone to help him stop the bleeding. Hassan refuses to give him his t-shirt, claiming that he is embarrassed to do so because of the way his body looks like. To show just how embarrassed Hassan was, he compared his body to that of a woman and his breast to the breasts a woman has. This comparison shows just how insecure Hassan was with his body.
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Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two other sides gently compressed by a Thigh Master. His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a dryer without Cling Free. She caught your eye like one of those pointy hook latches that used to dangle from screen doors and would fly up whenever you banged the door open again.
He employs figurative language as well as slang to convey his casualand often witty observations about othersand his own feelings about life. He uses a number of similes, which are comparisons between dissimilar objects made in such a way as to bring out an unexpected similarity between them. He does not see them as individuals or even as human. Earlier in the story he uses an unflattering metaphor to describe them, which also involves an animal.