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It’s nice too that in the beginning of the article at bottom there are competing metonymys: Beijing v. Washington.


Crimes Against Metonymy: a short story

Staff Writer

   The Boy had waited long enough. After two years and eight classes together, he still didn’t have the courage to approach Her. 467 more words

Sword And Shield

Hernández: Essaying the Borderlands

The essayist Daisy Hernández gives us a good deal to consider as we conclude our focus on the “rhetoric of the essay” and head into the Second Writing Project next week. 625 more words

Class Reflection

Washington as a Literary Device

Washington is a famous surname that has been honored in memorials.  Schools and universities also bear the name Washington as a tribute to our first president. 108 more words



               METAPHOR AND METONYMY.         


             I have discussed ways of deconstruction of fiction using psychoanalytical perspective in my earlier blog .In this blog , I would focus on deconstruction of fiction using linguistic perspective. 1,379 more words

Poetics: Metaphor and Metonymy

There are two key elements of poetics, figures of speech, that we have encountered recently with Woolf’s (and Dillard’s) “Death of the Moth” and White’s “Once More to the Lake,” and Emerson’s essays. 1,000 more words

Class Reflection

Student work: Poems with no metaphors in 'em

The exercise: Compose a short poem with no metaphor or simile in it.

Not that there’s anything wrong with metaphor. Some of my best friends are metaphors. 1,479 more words