Figurative Language in The Crucible

” … you clutched my back behind your house and sweated like a stallion whenever I come near!” is an example of a(n) SIMILE
“I have not moved from there to here without I think to please you, and still an everlasting funeral marches about your heart” is an example of PERSONIFICATION
John Proctor forgets the commandment, “Thou shalt not commit adultery” IRONY
“Theology, sir, is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small” is an example of METAPHOR
“I will fall like an ocean on that court!” SIMILE
“The farm is a continent when you go foot by foot.” HYPERBOLE (this is also a metaphor)
“Your justice would freeze beer.” PERSONIFICATION
Allegory A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions represent abstractions

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