Please identify similies and metaphors in Johnny Tremaine. I am looking for similes and metaphors in the book, but I can't find many. Does anyone know any in this book?

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Similes are comparisons that use the word "like" or "as."

a) The author describes the scene of hundreds of British redcoats crowding the narrow Tremont Street--"like a river of blood."

b) Johnny surprises Mr. Tweedie, the journeyman silversmith whom he dislikes: "The timid creature jumped like a shot rabbit..."


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