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Jesus Christ Has Overcome the World

“These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; but the time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but I will tell you plainly about the Father.

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1. Imagery: It is the use of figurative language to create visual representations of actions, objects and ideas in our mind in such a way that they appeal to our physical senses. 272 more words

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Metaphor as Knowledge

In “The Epistemology of Metaphor,” Paul de Man claims that tropes are concepts and concepts are tropes. He is concerned with the defining power of figurative language in discourses of persuasion.


Hamilton and Literary Terms

I am such a nerd.

I went to work today with an urge to listen to Hamilton in the car, which turned out to be a pretty fortuitous decision. 687 more words


Hopping secrecy 

Frances: I wish I was a frog — they can hop like nobody’s business. And really, it’s nobody’s business how high you can hop, right?


How to Use Metaphor to Support Your Character's Arc

From the stories we tell to the way we grasp abstract concepts, figurative language is an integral part of the human experience. We equate objects to one another, changing an emotional struggle to an injured bird. 830 more words


Pleasant Enough

I knew it wouldn’t happen to me.

I was so sure and convinced…

Things were pleasant enough…

I was at the top.

I had those great grades, perfect parents, shining smile, prosperous personality… 434 more words

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