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Speaking of animals : a dictionary of animal metaphors

Author: Robert A Palmatier
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No other non-human source has served as the basis for more metaphors than animals. This dictionary of animal metaphors current in American English is comprehensive, historical and metaphor-based.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Folklore
Folklore Dictionaries
Dictionnaires
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmatier, Robert A. (Robert Allen).
Speaking of animals.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607142220
Online version:
Palmatier, Robert A. (Robert Allen).
Speaking of animals.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607783318
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Palmatier
ISBN: 0313294909 9780313294907
OCLC Number: 30814982
Description: xxii, 472 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations and Symbols References Reading the Entries The Dictionary Classification of Metaphors According to Animal
Responsibility: Robert A. Palmatier.

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"This volume, with its nearly 3,000 entries, is a dictionary of animal metaphors, arranged by metaphor rather than by animal. A good introduction to the idea of searching out linguistic origins, as a Read more...

 
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