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simile
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
a phrase that highlights similarity between things of different kinds — usually formed with "like" or "as"

as in "It's like looking for a needle in a haystack," or "She is as quiet as a mouse."
  • It is useless to warn the reader not to take literally all the similes which we are obliged to employ here to express the singular, symmetrical, direct, almost consubstantial union of a man and an edifice.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (16% in)
similes = expressions that highlight similarity between things of different kinds
There are no more uses of "simile" in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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