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figure of speech
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense; e.g., metaphors, similes, and hyperbole
  • Quiet as it's kept" is also a figure of speech that is written, in this instance, but clearly chosen for how speakerly it is, how it speaks and bespeaks a particular world and its ambience.
    6 — Afterword (45% in)

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