Metaphor in The Mortal Immortal

Metaphor Examples in The Mortal Immortal:

The Mortal Immortal 1

"escaped from a gilt cage to nature and liberty..."   (The Mortal Immortal)

Bertha is described as having escaped a cage, implying that her time with her wealthy guardian was more prison than refuge. Having left behind the expectations of the upper class, she is able to follow her own desires and begin a live with Winzy.