Figurative Language in Lord of the Flies

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Within the irregular arc of coral the lagoon was still as a mountain lake.
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The palms that still stood made a green roof.
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He turned over, holding his nose, and a golden light danced just over his face.
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"We've got to make smoke up there--or die."
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When these breezes reached the platform the palm fronds would whisper.
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His ordinary voice sounded like a whisper after the harsh note of the conch.
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The smoke was a tight little knot on the horizon and was uncoiling slowly.
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"If Jack were leader, it would be all hunting all of the time."
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His face puckered, the tears leapt from his eyes.
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Piggy stood and the rose of embarrassment faded slowly from his cheeks.
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This choir perched like black birds on the criss-cross trunks and examined Ralph with interest.
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The great rock loitered, poised on one toe, decided not to return, moved through the air, fell.
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There were more littleuns then could be counted and Piggy was soon overwhelmed.
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He noticed how the folds of his shirt were stiff like cardboard.
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As the echoes died away so did the laughter.
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At midday the sun was an angry eye.
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The forest stirred, roared, flailed.
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A flurry of wind made the palms talk and the noise seemed very loud now.
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The afternoon sun emptied down invisible arrows.
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Ralph dropped words like heavy round stones among the little groups that crouched or squatted.
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