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metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
A metaphor is a figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common.
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What Is a Metaphor? (Overview & Examples)
Some people think of metaphors as nothing more than the sweet stuff of songs and poems--Love is a jewel, or a rose, or a butterfly. But in fact all of us speak and ...
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Metaphor - Grammar & Composition
All of us, every day, speak, write, and think in metaphors. Here are 13 types of metaphors, with links to examples and extended definitions.
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creative metaphor - definition and examples of creative metaphors
American philosopher Richard Rorty characterized the creative metaphor as a challenge to established schemes and conventional perceptions: "A metaphor is,  ...
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Figurative Language Exercise: Metaphors and Similes
The eight passages in this exercise are richly developed with metaphors and similes. Your job is to identify these figures of speech and explain their ...
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Definition and Examples of Extended Metaphor
An extended metaphor is a comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in a paragraph or lines in a poem.
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Love Is a Metaphor - 99 Metaphors of Love - Grammar & Composition
As this rich collection of 99 metaphors demonstrates, love has been compared to everything from a jewel and a fevered dream to a snowmobile and an ...
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Metaphor Definition in Fiction Writing - About.com
Used correctly, metaphors can be a powerful tool for fiction writers. Used incorrectly, however, metaphors only confuse and distract your reader.
http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/metaphor.htm
absolute metaphor - definition and examples of absolute metaphors
Luca Vanzago, "The Invisible and the Unpresentable: The Role of Metaphor in Merleau-Ponty's Last Writings." Logos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of ...
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Conventional Metaphors - Grammar & Composition - About.com
Comedian Steven Wright invites us to question the implications of the conventional metaphor used by Jaques in William Shakespeare's As You Like It ( Act Two, ...
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