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Sorapure, "Between Modes"

Sorapure, Madeleine. “Between Modes: Assessing Student New Media” Kairos 10.2

Sorapure offers a language that teachers and students can use to evaluate and assess projects that involve the composing with multiple modes. 352 more words


Places and figures of speech: metaphor, metonymy and synecdoche

by Ares Kalandides

This image, which appeared on TIP’s (Berlin city magazine) Facebook page on 29th July 2016, depicts a map of Berlin, where boroughs have been replaced by types of fast food. 883 more words



Metonymy (me-ton’-y-my): Reference to something or someone by naming one of its attributes.

Don’t iron your ideas so flat that they sound like cicadas humming somewhere in Kansas! 75 more words

Figures Of Speech

FTAC - Language, Islam, and 'Cultural Metonymic Stability'

Re. Language — https://www.amazon.com/Language-Cultural-Daniel-L-Everett/dp/0307473805 The author, Daniel Everett, challenges a substantial basis or claim in Chomsky’s theorizing about language.

My kernel for how languages work would be metonymy with paired, primary, and secondary sound/other signal associations. 496 more words

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