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Figuratively speaking [electronic resource] / by Robert J. Fogelin.

Author/Creator:
Fogelin, Robert J.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (144 p.)
Subjects:
Figures of speech.
Metaphor.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this updated edition of his brief, engaging book, Robert J. Fogelin examines figures of speech that concern meaning - irony hyperbole, understatement, similes, metaphors, and others - to show how they work and to explain their attraction.
Contents:
Figurative predications
Figurative comparisons : the traditional view
The standard criticisms of comparativism
A dilemma for theories of metaphor
A theory of figurative comparisons
Elaborations.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 11, 2011).
ISBN:
1-283-16461-2
9786613164612
0-19-983808-9
OCLC:
744520171
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