The Way of the World

find examples of rhetorical figures like conceits, epigrams , metaphor in the way of the world

metaphors and simile use

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One metaphor in "The Way of the World" would be contracts or promises. Marriage and fidelity are both major themes. A marriage contract symbolizes love, trust, and loyalty, but the breaking of the vows which make this contract binding are an important concern.


"You couldn't stick your foot out without touching a poet's backside." (Page 280)


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