Similes and All…

On my friend Tracy's recommendation, I recently read Tom Robbins' Skinny Legs and All (1990).  This was the first book I'd read by him, and one of the most interesting things about his writing for me was the similes.  There were a lot of them.  And they were strange.


The following are the majority of the narrator's similes in the novel.  There are even more of them in the dialog.  I only pulled out the ones that used "like" (as that was easiest to search for) and none of the metaphors.


I followed this with Jitterbug Perfume, also by Robbins.  Yep, more of the same.





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