Metaphor vs Allusion

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“Two hours of tangle back to the moraine on the north side of the outlet,—a wet, weary battle but not without enjoyment.”

Is an example of which … an  allusion or a a metaphor.. ??

WHY and why is the other one NOT right.

English Tutor Answered question April 19, 2020
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Allusion is specifically a reference to something historical or important or religious. It could be a metaphor. Here this metaphor does not seem to alluding to something of significance. Therefore, it is only a metaphor.

English Tutor Answered question April 19, 2020
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