The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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Please can you give an example of a metaphor in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?

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If you are looking for metaphors and other examples of figurative language, a great place to start is the description provided of the changing seasons in America. The author uses a number of different types of figurative language to convey the beauty and the differences. Consider the description of fall at the beginning of Chapter 14:

After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth. Before Kit's eyes a miracle took place, for which she was totally unprepared. She stood in the doorway of her uncle's house and held her breath with wonder. The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red...

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