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metaphor
used in Black: The Birth of Evil

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Definition
a figure of speech in which a similarity between two things is highlighted by using a word to refer to something that it does not literally denote — as when Shakespeare wrote, "All the world's a stage."

For example, Shakespeare wrote, "All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players." Shakespeare is not saying the world is really a stage and all people are actors, but there are similarities he wants us to recognize.
  • But half an hour of Kara's prying and another ten minutes of Tom beating his head against a metaphorical wall yielded nothing.
    Chapter 24 (5% in)
  • Metaphors.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)
  • Metaphors.
    Chapter 22 (87% in)
  • They were metaphors for the truth.
    Chapter 25 (41% in)

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