Figurative Language In 'Stop The Sun And The Pigman'

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Benjamin Franklin once said “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Authors write something worth reading when they use figurative language to create images of the characters in the reader’s minds. In the stories “Stop The Sun” by Gary Paulsen and “The Pigman” by Paul Zindel, the authors use figurative language to develop the characters. Paul Zindel, the author of “The Pigman”, used figurative language to develop the characters. In the story, the author described one of the characters by saying, “Lorraine is panting to get at the typewriter now, so I’m going to let her before she has a heart attack.” This metaphor was used to describe how Lorraine was acting when she couldn’t obtain the precious typewriter.
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