The Big Sleep

What metaphors are used in The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler?

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Examples of metaphor:

“All the Sternwoods liking losing games, like roulette and marrying men that walk out on them and riding steeplechases at fifty-eight years old and being rolled on by a jumper and crippled for life.”

“Knights had no meaning in this game. It wasn’t a game for knights.”


The Big Sleep