What are some examples of figurative language in The Jungle chapter 14 by Upton Sinclair?

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Sinclair uses imagery, which is description using any of the five senses, to great effect to describe the nauseating filth of the meat-packing plant. In the quote below, he also uses the figurative device of repetition, developing a sense of rhythm by beginning each sentence with "there would be":

There would be meat that had tumbled out on the floor, in the dirt and sawdust, where the workers had tramped and spit uncounted billions of consumption germs. There would be meat stored in great piles in...

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