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n the story “The New Dress,” Mabel describes herself in the dressmaker's workroom. Which of the following literary devices is utilized in this
description? A. allusion B. metaphor C. flashback D. foreshadowing
B. metaphor
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User: n the story “The New Dress,” Mabel describes herself in the dressmaker's workroom. Which of the following literary devices is utilized in this description? A. allusion B. metaphor C. flashback D. foreshadowing

Weegy: B. metaphor
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User: Which of the following metaphors recurs in “The New Dress”? A. Mabel compares herself to a fly struggling in a saucer. B. Mabel compares greedy people to chickens flapping about. C. Mabel compares herself to a mongrel dog slinking around. D. Mabel compares the other guests to canaries trapped in cages.

Weegy: The answer is D. Mabel compares the other guests to canaries trapped in cages is the Metaphor that recurs in "The New Dress:
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