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Explain the following examples of figurative language:

"(Asalmalakim) just stood there grinning, looking down on me like somebody inspecting a Model A car."

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This is a simile. Mama is comparing the way he looked at her to the way someone checks out a car in a lot before buying..... or possibly just because they're intrigued.


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