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Simile in The Canterville Ghost

Simile Examples in The Canterville Ghost:

Chapter III.

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"he glided, like an evil shadow,..."   (Chapter III.)

This is another example of Wilde bringing in a more serious tone as Sir Simon strives to terrify the Otises. This simile paints an image of how dark and haunting Sir Simon looks as he moves closer to his victims.

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