Conceit – Meaning, Types and  Examples in English Literature

Conceit – Meaning, Types and Examples in English Literature

Conceit and Metaphysical Conceit The word ‘conceit’ means ‘a concept or an image’. A conceit in literature is an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or an entire poem. A conceit invites the reader into a more sophisticated understanding of a comparison object by juxtaposing, usurping, and manipulating images and…