Read this sentence form the story. " They were coated with ice; the thick German socks were like sheaths of iron half-way to the knees; and the moccasin strings were like rods of steel all twisted and knotted.... What do the two similes in this sentence show?

The man's feet are stuck in the frozen ground.
The man is too weak to remove his own socks.
The man's socks and laces are made of metal
The man's wet clothes have frozen solid.

Can somebody help me i'm really confused?

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