How does Frost make the saw appear sinister?

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Frost's narrator says that the "buzz saw snarled," using a metaphor (implied by the verb snarled) to compare the saw to an angry and unpredictable animal. A metaphor compares two unalike things, claiming that one is another without using the words like or as. Animals, like dogs or cats, tend to snarl when they are very upset, and this high level of emotion (with limited means of expression) often result in some kind of violence—like biting, an action that draws blood and harms the one bitten (like the saw does when it cuts the boy). Later, the narrator says that

At the word [supper], the saw,
As if to prove it knew what supper meant,
Leaped out at the boy's hand, or seemed to leap—

Here, the narrator

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