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Question

Name a few metaphor examples using like or as in Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.

1 Answer

  • 1. "When you see the vast majority of your twenty million Negro brothers smothering in an air-tight cage of poverty in the midst of affluent society..."

    2. "...so I am compelled to carry the gospel of freedom beyond my own home. Like Paul, I must constantly respond to the Macedonian call for aid"

    3. "We bring it out in the open, where it can be seen and dealt with. Like a boil that can never be cured so long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its ugliness"

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