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"Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when we want to move the stars to pity." -Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, 1856 The quote above is an example of a(n): A. metaphor B. simile C. alliteration D. irony
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User: "Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when we want to move the stars to pity." -Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, 1856 The quote above is an example of a(n): A. metaphor B. simile C. alliteration D. irony

Weegy: Its A. metaphor A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
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Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when we want to move the stars to pity." -Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, 1856 The quote above is an example of a simile.
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