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Figuratively speaking

Author: Robert J Fogelin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Fogelin, Robert J.
Figuratively speaking.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010013067
(OCoLC)607083876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Fogelin
ISBN: 9780199838080 0199838089 9780199895045 019989504X
OCLC Number: 741613234
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 131 pages)
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.
Responsibility: by Robert Fogelin.

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