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What are two examples of figurative language that reflect the wartime setting in "The Sniper"?  

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Figurative language occurs when a writer uses figures of speech of various kinds to make his or her writing more effective, impactful, and/or persuasive. Some common examples of figurative language are metaphors, similes, personification, and hyperbole.

In Liam O'Faherty's "The Sniper ," there is a great usage of personification in the...

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