What is an example of metaphor in "To Build a Fire?"

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"To Build a Fire" is written in the Naturalist and Realist styles, where events and prose are detailed realistically. This means that there are not many metaphors; there are no need for them, as the reader is presented with exactly what is on the page, without comment or interpretation. For example, in the introductory paragraph, the omniscient narrator states:

It was a clear day, and yet there seemed an intangible pall over the face of things, a subtle gloom that made the day dark, and that was due to the absence of sun.

This is in contrast to a metaphorical reading of the dark-yet-clear day, which might compare it to, for...

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