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Extended metaphor
Extended metaphor An extended metaphor, also called a conceit, is a metaphor that continues into the following sentences. ...
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Metaphor In language, a metaphor (from the Greek: metapherin) is a rhetorical ... between two seemingly unrelated subjects. In a metaphor, a first object is described as being ... powerfully be associated with another, different subject. Metaphor is a subset of analogy and is ... simile, allegory and parable. In cognitive linguistics, metaphor is often seen as a basic ...
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Desktop metaphor
Desktop metaphor The desktop metaphor is a set of unifying concepts currently ... of GUI-based operating systems. In this metaphor, the monitor of a computer represents the ... as a desk calculator, etc. The desktop metaphor itself has been extended and stretched with various implementations, since ...
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Illness as Metaphor
Illness as Metaphor Illness as Metaphor is a nonfiction work written by Susan ... the disease expresses the character is invariably extended to assert that the character causes the ...
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George Lakoff
... for his ideas about the centrality of metaphor to human thinking, political behavior and society ... tank, the Rockridge Institute. The reappraisal of metaphor Lakoff began his career as a student ... wars ." Lakoff's original thesis on conceptual metaphor was expressed in his book with Mark ... entitled Metaphors We Live By in 1980. Metaphor has been seen within the Western scientific ... level of abstraction the more layers of metaphor are required to express it. People ...
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Talk:Neuro-linguistic programming/ archive1
... UTC) "As such it has been widely extended to market an extremely diverse range of ... Jaynes." – Comaze Yes, Lakoff is a metaphor researcher and may deserve a mention. There ... Lakoff was very important in developing Conceptual Metaphor and Conceptual blending used today in Cognitive ... and the intellectual antecedents. Grinder & Bandler use metaphor extensively in seminars. Basically anything that is ... interesting quote from Cognitive Linguistics wiki... "Conceptual metaphor and conceptual blending, heavily influenced by ...
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Pataphor The pataphor is an unusually extended metaphor invented by writer Pablo Lopez (aka musician ... of speech that exists as far from metaphor as metaphor exists from non-figurative language. Differentiating it from the metaphor, a pataphor is a figurative device ...
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Poetry analysis
... by Robert Herrick Returning to the mechanical metaphor introduced earlier, some machines — ballpoint pens ... is like a red, red rose." A metaphor is a figure of speech in which ... not literal, they are instead a sustained metaphor in which an unbearable reality (the baby ... describe another person. Frost draws out an extended comparison between a woman and a silken ... little beyond the immediate. Allegory, connotation and metaphor are some of the subtler ways ...
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... this is also a toponym). Metonymy vs. Metaphor Metonymy works by contiguity rather than similarity ... to transfer qualities as they do with metaphor: there is nothing house-like about the ... linguistics, as in rhetoric, the distinction between metaphor and metonymy is important. Two examples using ... ocean, gathering life from the sea) whereas metaphor picks a target set of meanings and ... could attempt to read this as an extended metaphor, but such a reading would ...
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Talk:Tragedy of the commons
... of drinking water for everyone, over an extended period; mutual defection (P) would mean that ... metaphorical commons. The man who created the metaphor (at least in modern day), was not ... primary thrust of his paper was a metaphor? As he says "the air and waters ... cannot readily be fenced..." "Fenced" is a metaphor but I submit that the major application ... title that others have taken as a metaphor refers to the simple argument of ...
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