# English

Thoreau included the following sentence in Walden:

"There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house that there is in a bird's building its own nest."

Which of the following statements rephrases his literal comparison as a metaphor?

A. A man building his house is like a bird building his nest

B. A man's house is his nest

C. Every bird is an architect and a builder of a nest

D. Between a hman house and an avian nest, there is absolutely no difference.

1. B.

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