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What literary device would pertain to these sentences?
1. He leaned hard against the wall. (Upright structure which encloses something or serves as a boundary)
2. "It was not the buildings or arch that made the children gasp. It was how the buildings were shaped-- rectangular, but with a rounded top. A rectangle with a rounded top is a strange shape, and the orphans could only think of one thing with that shape. To the Baudelaires each building looked exactly like a gravestone." (Snicket,
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