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Metaphor in David Copperfield

Metaphor Examples in David Copperfield:

Chapter 1 - I Am Born

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"a very dragon at his catechism, and who may therefore be regarded as a credible witness..."   (Chapter 1 - I Am Born)

This metaphor describes someone who is so strict with (dragon) and well versed in his religious beliefs (catechism) that he can be relied upon to tell the absolute truth.

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