Examples of metaphors in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry are as follows;
“....the dust was forced to surrender to the mastery of the rain and in churned into a fine red mud.”
".....a crescendo of ugly hate rose from the men as the second car approached."
".....he would stay there for a while walking on cat’s feet through the quiet yard,then eventually return to the the front porch again."
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry