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5 Similes in Fahrenheit 451 part 2? (The Sieve and the Sand) with page numbers?PLEASE!...

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mrcoder6 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 6, 2012 at 5:01 AM via web

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5 Similes in Fahrenheit 451 part 2? (The Sieve and the Sand) with page numbers?

PLEASE! I've been working on this for 2 hours and I only found one simile! I'm having so much difficulties! Please don't answer with "Do your own homework." because I am. Any help is appreciated.

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npoore84 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted December 12, 2012 at 5:27 PM (Answer #1)

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pg 48: "The electric thimble moved like a praying mantis on the pillow, touched by her hand."

pg 37: "A book  lit, almost obediently, like a white pigeon, in his hands, wings fluttering. "

pg 37: "Montag's hand closed like a mouth, crushed the book with wild devotion, with an insanity of mindlessness to his chest."

pg 31: "Montag, you shin that pole like a bird up a tree."

pg 10: " She had a  very thin face like the dial of a small clock seen faintly in the dark room in the middle of a night when you waken to see the time and see the clock telling you the hour and the minute and the second, with a white silence and a glowing, all certainty and knowing what it had to tell of the night passing swiftly on toward further darknesses, but moving als toward a new sun."

pg. 80- "The old man looked as if he had not out of the house in years."


pg 81-"Do you know that books smell like nutmeg or some spice from a foreign land?"


pg. 95-" The three empty walls of the room were like the pale brows of sleeping giants, now empty of dreams. 

pg 109- ..."he seemed as a great black bat flying above the engine, over the brass numbers, taking the full wind.



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