02 - METAPHOR, SYMBOL,and CONVENTION

02 - METAPHOR, SYMBOL,and CONVENTION - [flag, cross, Star...

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METAPHOR, SYMBOL, and CONVENTION METAPHOR -- an object, activity, or idea used in place of another such activity or idea to suggest a likeness or analogy between them. [The Cross=The Tree; a rock=staunch believer; Washington=U.S. government or State Department] SYMBOL -- a sign that stands for a more complete or detailed description of an object or an idea.
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Unformatted text preview: [flag, cross, Star of David, hammer and sickle, trumpet call] CONVENTION the use of SYMBOLS or METAPHORS in a way that informs the observer/listener of situations or relationships [Riding off into the sunset, flag at half mast, Once upon a time and They lived happily ever after, etc.]...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HUMANITIES hum2271 taught by Professor Richards during the Spring '08 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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