A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers, for rhetorical effect, to one thing by
mentioning .... An expression (word, phrase) that by implication suggests the
likeness of one entity to another e...
The use of metaphors and other types of figurative expressions add colour and
imagery to convey meaning succinctly. But sometimes they can be overused and
All of these expressions are examples of metaphors. They are juxtaposing an
actual (literal) thing and a figurative thing in order to give more meaning to the ...
A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two
things. They can be very useful, and we use them all the time in daily ...
We call these kinds of comparisons metaphors and similes, and they represent
one of our most colorful, creative, and enlightening forms of expression. Teachers
to construct metaphorical expressions which indicate the presence or absence of
... For this reason, each metaphor has a source domain and a target domain.
"there are idiosyncratic metaphorical expressions that stand alone and are not
used systematically in our language or thought. These are well-known ...
synchronic reflection of culture, metaphorical expressions are to some extent a
cul- ... in which linguistic metaphors can be explained by cultural differences in “ ...
The word metaphor was defined as a novel or poetic linguistic expression ... The
generalizations governing poetic metaphorical expressions are not in language ...
This article presents a comparative study of metaphorical expressions of anger
and happiness in English and Chinese. It demonstrates that English and Chi-.