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In Blandiana's poems, a lean, sharp style and recurrent devices like the simile define structural contrasts that make the poetry dwell in a place of difference, and hence a kind of non-being, by its awareness of competing poles of desire.
Except it's like having a chat in a washing machine - lurching and jumping, popping and bouncing, a whirling bundle of limbs and razorsharp similes swirling all over the place.
Inspiration and creation, naturalistic similes, ekphrasis, the ut pictura poesis, and the vernacular as poetic language are discussed as corollary issues.
It is regarded as one base of the virtual language in imagery which plays an important role, and in respect of structure, simile is found in two forms in Sanaei's poems; additional form and non-additional from, the following is an example of non-additional from:
Consider an unwritten (so far as I know) but easily drafted essay called "The Queer Simile," in which comparisons using like or as stand for same-sex and non-procreative sexual pleasure, while metaphor, comparison using the copula, stands for heterosexual intercourse.
Taken a step further, this then becomes a poetry sequence, with all the edited ideas copied over to PowerPoint: images alongside similes, a verse per slide and a lasting impression made.
London, May 5 ( ANI ): In the 4th century BC Aristotle concluded that "the difference is but slight" between similes and metaphors.
Putting these modern accounts together with the Homeric simile caused Due to reexamine Achilles' words: what Achilles seems to be trying to say, in his own soldierly way, is that he has experienced the same intensity of war that Sgt.
No entanto, nao se pode ignorar que, neste lugar do texto em particular, o simile nao e de modo nenhum a excepcao, pois o que se encontra entre os versos 455-483 e uma longa sequencia de similes, de tal modo que dissimulada fica no enunciado a possibilidade de se considerar esta sequencia como uma "interrupcao" mais ou menos assignificativa (no sentido em que esta seria meramente ornamental) da accao no seu cenario de guerra (8).
8-11] uses simile, metaphor, and personification to describe the impact of climate change on Australia's weather.
Perhaps that's why Christ Jesus used the simile of sheep and lambs to describe those who were obedient, trusting and who followed him - the "Good Shepherd".
Other tools, such as Timeplot and Semantic Bank from the SIMILE project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (http://simile.