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metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
A metaphor expresses the unfamiliar (the tenor) in terms of the familiar (the vehicle). When Neil Young sings, "Love is a rose," "rose" is the vehicle for "love," the ...
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Metaphor - Grammar and Composition
Metaphors aren't merely the candy sprinkles on the doughnut of language, not just embellishments to the music of poetry and prose. Metaphors (as discussed in  ...
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Love Is a Metaphor - 99 Metaphors of Love
"I have said before that metaphors are dangerous," Milan Kundera wrote in The Unbearable Lightness of Being. "Love begins with a metaphor." He might have ...
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Metaphors and Similes - Instructional Resources
Songs With Metaphors Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech. Songs With Similes If you are teaching about similes, these  ...
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Figurative Language Exercise: Metaphors and Similes
The eight passages in this exercise, all taken from our sizable collection of Classic British and American Essays, are richly developed with metaphors and ...
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Visual Metaphor - Definition and Examples
Modern advertising relies heavily on visual metaphors. For example, in a magazine ad for the banking firm Morgan Stanley, a man is pictured bungee jumping ...
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creative metaphor - definition and examples of creative metaphors
Contrast with conventional metaphor. American philosopher Richard Rorty characterized the creative metaphor as a challenge to established schemes and  ...
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What Are Mixed Metaphors - Examples and Cliches
As defined in our glossary, a mixed metaphor is a succession of incongruous or ludicrous comparisons. When two or more metaphors (or cliches) are jumbled ...
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Definition and Examples of Extended Metaphor
"Allegory is often described as extended metaphor, but the description is only acceptable if 'extended' refers to the linguistic expression while 'metaphor' refers  ...
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conventional metaphor - Grammar and Composition - About.com
A familiar comparison that does not call attention to itself as a figure of speech. Contrast with creative metaphor. George Lakoff points out that many of "the ...
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