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.
Who if I look deeper into the metaphor, torments his father over an imaginary cliff.
There are no more uses of "metaphor" in Running in the Family.