To Kill a Mockingbird

What type of literary device is the following quotation? What does Scout mean?

" Aunt Alexandria fitted into the world of Maycomb like a had into a glove, but never into the world of Jem and me."

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The quote is a simile. Scout refers to the fact that Aunt Alexandra moved in and fit right into Maycomb society, but that the fit wasn't quite as tight with the children.


To Kill a Mockingbird