Similes And Metaphors In Jane Eyre

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Simile: Jane "had flown at (John Reed) like a mad cat" comparing Jane's behavior to that of a wild beast. Metaphor: Jane describes Mr. Brocklehurst as "a black pillar," a stack of stone blocks, because of his impressive figure and dark dress. Simile: Jane loves her doll; it is one of the few possessions she has, and it brings her comfort. She describes it as being "shabby as a miniature scarecrow," meaning that her doll is ragged. The similes and metaphors add to the overall meaning of the text by expressing examples of Jane's
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