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"The steel of American resolve"

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9/11 Address, George W. Bush

Bush, George W., Jr. "9/11 Address to the Nation." N.p., 11 Sept. 2001. Web. 17 Aug. 2016.

Consider lines 15-18:

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.

The second instance of the word steel is an example of a

A

threat.

B

ironic statement.

C

simile.

D

personification.

E

metaphor.