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  • (A college student who studied "The Zombie as Metaphor" is no substitute for radio detective Guy Noir, but a military-trained female diner owner offers some hope that lutefisk will one day again reign supreme at church suppers.)

    5 books on zombies

  • Metaphor is the food and drink of the mind. posted by Dr. Richard Scott Nokes at 7: 04 AM

    Fresh Metaphor, Refreshing Simile

  • Metaphor from the flowing robes worn in the East, which have to be girt up with

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I mull remark, however, that the word Metaphor is fomctimcs ufed in a loofer and more extended fenfe j for the application of a term in any figurative fig - nification, whether the Figure be founded on refemblance, or on fome other relation, which two objefts bear to one another.

    Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: By Hugh Blair, ... In Three Volumes ...

  • 3 An early version of this essay appeared in Metaphor and Knot

    Notes on 'Double-Take. Reading De Man and Derrida Writing on Tropes.'

  • Today I was reading a paper on a connectionist model, called the Metaphor by Pattern Completion (MPC) model (Thomas & Mareschal, 1999), that implements the attributive categorization model (see posts III and IV), and I thought it might be interesting to give a quick description of it.

    A Connectionist Model of Metaphor

  • Metaphor, which is to be taken here inclusively as any representation of one subject matter in terms liter - ally appropriate not to it but to some different subject matter, has been pervasively present within religious discourse from earliest known times.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • This is always the meaning of the Figure called Metaphor which we have here. the angels of the seven Assemblies; and the seven lamp-stands [93] are

    Commentary on Revelation

  • We used to play a game in college, back at the dorm, when I was a lit major 35 years ago, called 'Metaphor'.

    How to Deconstruct Almost Anything--My Postmodern Adventure

  • His text message this morning: "I just walked by a single, discarded, high heel shoe, and when I looked down at it, the sole read 'Metaphor'."

    Cat Rambo

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