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19 1 Chapter 7 Living, Dying and Time Metaphors One reason there are so many Latin and Greek words for birth, life, and death is that the Christian missionaries from Rome carried these root words to the New World. When metaphors become firmly established, speakers use them as the basis for new metaphors. These are what we call “second- generation metaphors.” (Nilsen & Nilsen 159)
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19 2 Vocabulary Plus: A Source-Based Approach www.ablongman.com/nilsen By Don L. F. Nilsen And Alleen Pace Nilsen
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19 3 Anachronism
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19 4 Birth Metaphors Gk: Gen- | L: nascent | OE: beran Congenital Engender Engine Eugene Eugenics Geneology Generative grammar Genius Generation Generator Generic Genesis Genetics Heterogeneous Homogeneous Nation Native Nativity Scene Natural Nature Neonatal Unit Puny Renaissance Bear arms Bear a heavy burden Bear a child Birth Forebears Give birth to an idea Wee bairns Wheelbarrow (Nilsen & Nilsen 162-163)
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19 5 Christopher Columbus’s World
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19 6 Princess
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19 7 The Passage of Time Salvadore Dali
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8 Same Princess after Time
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course ENG 312 taught by Professor Nilsen during the Spring '10 term at ASU.

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