The crucible: Figurative language act 1 & 2

The parlor’s packed with people. allusion
I heard screeching & gibberish coming from her mouth. onomotapeia
Reverend Hale conceives of himself much as a young doctor on his first call. simile
You sweated like stallion when ever I come near simile
I pray you feel the weight of truth upon you, for now my ministry’s at stake personification
It’s death drivin’ into them, forked & hoofed. personification
The whole country’s talkin’ witchcraft. Hyperbole
I had to show my frostbitten hands like some London beggar. simile
This society will not be a bag to swing around your heart. metaphor
I do not wish to be put out like a cat whenever some majority feels the whim. simile
The marks of his presence are definite as stone. simile
You are God’s instrument out in our hands to discover the Devil’s agent. personification
I have not moved from there to here without I think to please you, and still an everlasting funeral marches about your heart. metaphor
Theology, sir, is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small. metaphor
I will fall like an ocean on the court. simile
The farm is continent when you go foot by foot droppin’ seeds in it. hyperbole or metaphor
Man, remember, until an hour before the Devil fell, thought him beautiful in Heaven. Allusion
Pontius Pilate! God will not let you wash your hands of this! Allusion
Proctor stands there, gulping air. Horses and a wagon creaking are heard. onomotapeia
There might also be a dragon with five legs in my house, but no one has ever seen it. hyperbole
If Rebecca Nurse be tainted, then nothing’s left to stop the whole green world from burning. hyperbole
She raises up her chin like the daughter of a prince simile
Abigail brings the other girls into the court, and where she walks the crowd will part like the sea for Israel. allusion

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