In the Skin of a Lion

3. A metaphor is used by a writer to extend a comparison between two quite dissimilar things. By understanding one of the sides of the comparison, the reader understands the other side more clearly. On page 123, Alice says “No, it’s a metaphor. You reach

1.     A metaphor is used by a writer to extend a comparison between two quite dissimilar things. By understanding one of the sides of the comparison, the reader understands the other side more clearly. On page 123, Alice says “No, it’s a metaphor. You reach people through metaphor.” Identify one of the metaphors in the novel. Identify where it is used in the novel and what it represents. Note: A complete answer would identify the metaphor, quote a few places where it is used in the text, explain what is being compared, and the effect of that comparison.

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