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Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative( )
Author: Harding, Jennifer Riddle
Series title:Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-315-68202-0
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $54.95
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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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