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What metaphors and similies are in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?

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Clearly, any good work of fiction is going to use many metaphors and similes as examples of figurative language and aids to their descriptions. Metaphors and similes help create pictures in the reader's mind of what the author is trying to describe by comparing something with an object or a thing that we would not normally think of. By forcing us to see the points of comparison, the metaphors and similes give us a very strong mental image of what is...

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