The Bean Trees

What metaphors are used in The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver?

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Examples of Metaphors:

The traffic was moving about the speed of a government check.

Another example of a metaphor can be found in Taylor's Valentine card to her mother.

"Here's hoping you'll soon have something big and strong around the house to open those tight lids." Inside was a picture of a pipe wrench.

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The Bean Trees