the majority of the metaphors are actually plot metaphors for exam
the dog getting shot is a metaphoe for george getting shot
the fact that curleys wife was physically close to the puppies when she died also metaphorically implied she was mentally of personaly close to a dog
if you get my meaningWhat is a metaphor and a simile in the book of mice and men?
Ahh hate to disagree but you're both severely wrong about the metaphors, his use of light and dark are the most obvious use and they occur althroughout the book, “Both men glanced up, for the rectangle of sunshine in the doorway was cut off. A girl was standing there looking in.” - Curleys wife.
What is a metaphor and a simile in the book of mice and men?
similie-the rabbits sat as quietly as little grey sculptured stones (chapter 1, page 19.)
metaphor- our teacher said they're weren't many because Steinbecks style of writing was very simple and he uses adjectives instead of similies and metaphors.