Figuratively speaking [electronic resource] / by Robert J. Fogelin.
- 2nd ed.
- New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
1 online resource (144 p.)
- Figures of speech.
- Electronic books.
- 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.
- Figurative predications
Figurative comparisons : the traditional view
The standard criticisms of comparativism
A dilemma for theories of metaphor
A theory of figurative comparisons
- 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).
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