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 ...
Jul 23, 2014 ... Because metaphorical expressions create powerful and lasting images and
ideas, they are effective at communicating both tangible and ...
We call these kinds of comparisons metaphors and similes, and they represent
one of our most colorful, creative, and enlightening forms of expression. Teachers
Apr 13, 2016 ... Abstract. This study explores the ability of Jordanian learners of English as a
foreign language (EFL) to comprehend metaphorical expressions ...
This article presents a comparative study of metaphorical expressions of anger ....
concept as "ANGER IS FIRE, "of which the metaphorical expressions are all.
This article presents a comparative study of metaphorical expressions of anger
and happiness in English and Chinese. It demonstrates that English and Chi-.
ences in metaphor are that different cultures hold different attitudes to ...
synchronic reflection of culture, metaphorical expressions are to some extent a
to construct metaphorical expressions which indicate the presence or absence of
... For this reason, each metaphor has a source domain and a target domain.