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What is the extended metaphor in the poem 'Barter' by Sara Teasdale?

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The poem implies that life has things that are for sale. You should spend whatever the cost is for these things because they are very valuable in your life. So, the extended metaphor is comparing life to things being offered to you for purchase, like a salesperson.

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