A metaphor is a figure of speech in which an author makes a comparison between two unlike things that uses no connecting words such as “like” or “as,” to create a mental picture. Below are two metaphors from the book. What people are being described by these metaphors?
… when the gaunt scarecrows of that region… [St. Antoine]
… for the birds, fine of song and feather, took no warning…
(Book 1 Chapters 1-6)