Find 2 examples of similes in Chapter 2. Write out the quotes you found them in. Explain the comparisons. How does Golding use these similes to reveal deeper meaning to the text or to create more vivid imagery?
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1) For yards round the fire the heat was like a blow, and the breeze was a river of sparks.
In this simile, the heat is moving like a gentle breeze.
2) A tree exploded in the fire like a bomb.
The tree exploded (gave off) sudden heat like a bomb.
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