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used in Running in the Family

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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

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.
  • The anonymous poets returned again and again to the same metaphors.
    p. 84.5
  • Who if I look deeper into the metaphor, torments his father over an imaginary cliff.
    p. 179.7

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