Please help if you have read this book!!!?

the scarlet letter, i know it has alot of figurative language but what are some examples that relate to chillingworth i have this quote and i know its a similie “So Roger Chilingworth-the man of skill, the kind and friendly physician-strove to go deep into his patients bosom, delving among his principles, prying... show more the scarlet letter, i know it has alot of figurative language but what are some examples that relate to chillingworth i have this quote and i know its a similie “So Roger Chilingworth-the man of skill, the kind and friendly physician-strove to go deep into his patients bosom, delving among his principles, prying into his recollections, and probing everything with a cautious touch, like a treasure-seeker in a dark cavern” but i dont know how to explain it can you please help interpret why its like a treasure and help me identify more figurative language please
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