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Metaphorical Images

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A grindstone stands where the bleeding tree stood, just outside the kitchen door, and now if an oriole sings in the elm, its song seems to die up in the leaves, a silvery dust.

How does the author use a metaphor in the above passage?

A

By giving a grindstone human characteristics.

B

By comparing a song to dust.

C

By comparing a grindstone and a bleeding tree.

D

By giving an oriole human characteristics.

E

By comparing a song to the leaves.