The Last of the Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper

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What metaphor does the author use to compare Cora and Alice in The Last of the Mohicans?

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Cora is compared to a raven, not just because of her coloring (dark black hair) but also because of her boldness and bravery (Cora is also of mixed blood making her darker; the two sisters have different mothers.

Alice is fair and timid, and Natty frequently compares her to a dove. 

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