Metonymy of Jesus in a Grilled Catfish
Who would like to eat
a fish that swims in the mud?
In a soily pond, take a seat… 323 more words
You will recall that Jeff Porter, in his “History and Poetics of the Essay,” discusses the Freudian, psychological concept of the uncanny, and applies it to White’s “Once More to the Lake.” As he notes, the uncanny is not simply an experience of the foreign or strange, but rather, of the commingling of the two, the unfamiliar in the familiar. 297 more words
Metonymy – the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant; a figure of speech that consists of the use of the name of one object or concept for that of another to which it is related, or of which it is a part; a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is called not by its own name but rather by a metonym, the name of something associated in meaning with that thing or concept.