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- n. the power of a metaphor
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One should not take these figures for metaphors metaphoricity implies exappropriation, nor determine them according to the grammatical opposition of active/passive.
So what he says about the vital metaphoricity of poetic language in A Defence of Poetry is as Hogle has shown more to do with transferential agility.
In The Rule of Metaphor, Ricoeur argues that there is a linguistic imagination that "generates and regenerates meaning through the living power of metaphoricity." [
Filofiction, which indicates not only the productivity of Filo - as a prefix but the metaphoricity of the element) and six citations; Neologisms, in its short entry and one citation, leaves the user to derive what he can about the metaphoric uses of the word.