Big Blonde

What metaphors are used in Big Blonde by Dorothy Parker?

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The metaphorical connection between Mrs. Morse and a beast of burden is extended in the second description Parker offers of a workhorse. Mrs. Morse again encounters a horse on the way out to Jimmy's, and in this scene it is a direct catalyst to the black mood that leads by the end of the night to Mrs. Morse's suicide attempt. Again, there is a parallel established between Mrs. Morse's struggle to walk and the horse's.

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