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Tropes OH - 1) Metaphor is an unconventional act of...

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1) Metaphor is an unconventional act of reference that is understood on the basis of similarity, equivalence or analogy. She is in the flower of youth After the accident he was just a vegetable Now I just want to put down roots She was deflowered at a very young age I hate to uproot the kids again After she attended the arts program she just blossomed He was absolutely green and had no idea how to apply for a job. There was too much dead wood in the department and we ended up firing several people. Old Norse Kennings 'Gallow's load' 'Rhine fire' 'Arm fire' 'Hawk's land' 'Sea stallion' 'Hill of the hair' 2) Metonymy-- a process by which we understand and structure one thing in terms of an associated or contiguous thing. PLACE STANDS IN FOR INSTITUTION AND INDIVIDUALS Washington has started negotiations Paris has dropped hemlines again
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OBJECT STANDS IN FOR THE USER We need a better glove at third base The saxophone is out with the flu CONTROLLER FOR CONTROLLED Bush bombed Iraq THE PLACE STANDS FOR THE EVENT
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course ANT 110 taught by Professor Rukeyser during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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