How Does Sherman Alexie Use An Extended Metaphor In Superman And Me

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In “Superman and Me” Sherman Alexie uses an extended metaphor to compare himself to Superman. It talks about his struggle to get to where he wanted to be and how he tried to help others when he got there. It also talks about how he became Superman but in his own way. Sherman Alexie was a three year old, Indian boy who lived on an Indian reservation in eastern Washington State. He had a brother and three sisters. His father was in love with books. He bought books from wherever he could find them and there were books all in his house. Since his dad loved books, Sherman decided to as well. When he understood the purpose of a paragraph, he soon began to think everything was its own paragraph. He picked up a Superman comic book. He
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