The Giver

What are TWO examples of the authors use of figurative language?

Also, i need the example then the interpretation the effect or meaning of the example.

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"He fell with his leg twisted under him, and could hear the crack of bone...It was as if a hatchet lay lodged in his leg, slicing through each nerve with a hot blade."

broken leg is compared to slicing through with a hatchet


"I don't know. They acted like... like..."

"Amimals?" Jonas suggested. He laughed.

"That's right, like animals." Lily said laughing too."

The boys were being compared to animals.


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