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Simile in Anne of Green Gables

Simile Examples in Anne of Green Gables:

Chapter VI - Marilla Makes Up Her Mind

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"like a gimlet..."   (Chapter VI - Marilla Makes Up Her Mind)

The word "gimlet" refers to a small tool with a purpose not unlike the modern screwdriver. In the simile, a woman who looks like a gimlet is someone who is sharp and stern, perhaps with an intense and penetrating voice.

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