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The Social Use of Metaphor [electronic resource] : Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric / J. Christopher Crocker, J. David Sapir.

Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Through the use of language, as symbolic action, man attempts to control his social, natural, and supernatural environments. In this book J. David Sapir, J. Christopher Crocker, and their fellow contributors investigate the nature of metaphor and related symbolic forms as a means of coming to terms with the world.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
PART I. Generalities
Chapter 1. The Anatomy of Metaphor
Chapter 2. The Social Functions of Rhetorical Forms
PART II. Particulars
Introduction
Chapter 3. Saying Haya Sayings: Two Categories of Proverb Use
Chapter 4. The Performance of Ritual Metaphors
Chapter 5. Carrying the Village: Cuna Political Metaphors
Chapter 6. My Brother the Parrot
Chapter 7. The Fabricated Child
Bibliography
Contributors
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Contributor:
Crocker, J. Christopher.
Sapir, J. David.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9781512806632
OCLC:
979911569
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9781512806632 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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