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Similes, puns and counterfactuals in literary narrative / Jennifer Riddle Harding.

Author/Creator:
Harding, Jennifer Riddle, author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2017.
Series:
Routledge studies in rhetoric and stylistics.
Routledge studies in rhetoric and stylistics
Format/Description:
Book
x, 171 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Simile.
Puns and punning.
Figures of speech in literature.
Contents:
Introduction to similes, puns, and counterfactuals in literary narrative
Similes
Drunken eloquence: similes in John Updike's "Transaction"
Puns
Very punny: puns in Bret Harte's "The luck of Roaring Camp"
Counterfactuals
Complex regrets: counterfactuals in Ernest Hemingway's "The snows of Kilimanjaro"
Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-165) and index.
ISBN:
9781138928138
1138928135
OCLC:
975371918
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