What is a literary technique in this quote?

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“’For now, time doesn’t exist. It is, what did Jacques say . . . fluid?’

‘Fluid,’ I repeat, like an incantation. Because if time can be fluid, then maybe something that is just one day can go on indefinitely.’”

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In this quote, metaphor is used as literary device. “Fluid” is a metaphor for time.

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