Poe's Short Stories

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What are similes and metaphor in the short story?

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“So I opened it --you cannot imagine how stealthily, stealthily --until, at length a simple dim ray, like the thread of the spider, shot from out the crevice and fell full upon the vulture eye.”

"It increased my fury as the beating of a drum stimulates the soldier into courage."


"He was stone dead. His eye resembled that of a vultures eye."


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