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Best Example of Metaphor

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Which of the following statements best demonstrates the use of metaphor?

A

“Yet it has its law to which it thunders obedience when it should as surely as the buds expand in the spring.”

B

Every morning, generally speaking, the shallow water is being warmed more rapidly than the deep, though it may not be made so warm after all, and every evening it is being cooled more rapidly until the morning.”

C

“The day is an epitome of the year.”

D

“The night is winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.”

E

“The fishermen say that the ‘thundering of the pond’ scares the fishes and prevents their biting.”