tentative (p.71): unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant: a tentative smile on his face.
congealed (p.95): To cause to solidify or coagulate or to undergo a process likened to solidification or coagulation.
"The only difference was that everything appeared like a green negative film'' - simile it makes a comparison useing like
"But watch out for the biscuits, they're like iron." - simile it makes a comparison useing like.
"he's worse then that, he's total crap.'' - Metaphor it says something is something completely different.
"They sat side by side on the sofa, and as Danny thought about the special bond that exists between men like fergus, Watts, and kev Newman, his feelings were mixed: awe, admiration and the slightest hint of jealousy." (p.101) this quote shows how danny feels distant from his grandfather because he doesnt not have to special relationship that his grandfather has with his past miltary buddies.
Still the emerging theme of this book is good vs evil.