Metaphor reflect an important part of the way people ordinarily conceptualize of themselves, events, and everyday world. The aim of the research is to demonstrate the lexical meaning of the metaphors used in the selected short stories. The purpose of this paper is to ascertain into the nature of metaphorical extension and the creation of lexical meaning as they are seen in the selected stories. The data is gathered from conversations of the characters in the stories. The examination of the relationship between the conversions and the metaphors in the stories is performed to show some gender issues