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Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

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Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative( )
Author: Harding, Jennifer Riddle
Series title:Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-138-92813-8
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $259.00
Book Description:

In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions¿such as the depiction of conscious experiences, allegorical meanings, and alternative plots¿uniquely developed by these more visible figures of speech. Metaphors, by contrast, are often "invisible" in the formal structure...
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Book Details
Pages:172
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.7 x 1.7 cm
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms



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