The Book Thief

what figurative language is used in the following?

1. Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures. 2. Here lie, two poor Lovers, who had the mishap, Though very chaste people, to die of a Clap. 3. Your answers are perfectly wrong. 4. In the kerchief of linen I caught to my nose Ah, there never fell snot, but a little gold rose. 5. Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: God said, “Let

be!” and all was light. 6. Fair is foul and foul is fair. 7. He was ‘the one,’ while she was just another number. 8. Without you, my pillows and bed will be my only loves tonight. 9. Someday I will be As brave as a metaphor. 10. That money talks I won’t deny. I heard it once, It said, “Goodbye.” 11. I am a dove Whose wings are murder. My name is love. 12. That you must be crippled to find a parking space in this world is amazing. 13. Toll for the brave! The brave that are no more, All sunk beneath the wave… 14. Fame is a bee. It has a song— It has a sting— Ah, too, it has a wing. 15. of a man accused of six ax murders ended early today when the defendant complained of a headache. 16. Despite what lexicographers say love, life, happiness and the likes of them-- ladies and gentlemen, are verbs. 17. “Hero and Leander” Both robbed of air, we both lie in one ground, Both whom one fire had burnt, one water drowned. 18. Span in high, dark clouds, Snow forms vast webs of white flakes And drifts lightly down. 19. Tree at my window, window tree, My sash is lowered when night comes on; But let there be curtain drawn Between you and me. 20. John while swimming in the ocean Rubbed sharks’ backs with suntan lotion. Now those sharks have skin of bronze In their bellies—namely, John’s.

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