The Bad Beginning
In the book, The Bad Beginning, three children had just lost their parents in a horrible fire in their house and lost all of their belongings. A family friend, Mr.Poe, helped them get settled in with a distant relative, just as their parents wished. Unfortunately, the relative that agreed to take them in, Count Olaf, was an evil and abusive man. He didn't take care of the children and forced them to do chores all day. To add on to that, he planned to steal the fortune of the Baudelaire siblings that their parents left them in their will. When Violet, the oldest of the children comes of age, she will get the fortune and Olaf will do anything to get his hands on it.
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Examples of Figurative Language
•"With an inhuman roar he picked her up in one scraggly hand and raised her so she was staring at him in the eye." pg.46 - hyperbole
•"But ask yourself this you little bookworm: What reason will he have to keep you alive after he has your money?" pg.90 - idiom