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Art  (general)

Metaphors Similes Analogies for Most of Us

Words: 376
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Metaphors, Similes, Analogies For most of us, a day without metaphors, similes and analogies is like a day without sunshine. For some of us, certain events or observations leave…

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Psychology

Metaphor and Meaning Getting a

Words: 582
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

And yes, an occupational therapist may teach a patient how to hold a glass of milk and savor that nourishment, as I have savored what I have learned, which…

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Literature

Metaphor and Social Critique in

Words: 989
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The danger that surrounds Huck and his friends in the book is also exciting, and lends much to the story in many places. It is Huck's first foray into…

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Transportation

Metaphors and Communication

Words: 794
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

metaphors in communication allows us to "tap into a richer vein of language and thought." (Kirby et al., 1999, p. 82) They allow us to better describe our world…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphor Has Been Considered a Figure of

Words: 577
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

metaphor has been considered a figure of speech generally used in literary creations in order to make the reader see some of the writer's ideas and visions. However, we…

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Sports

Metaphor Use by Using Life Compared to

Words: 1262
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

metaphor use by using life compared to sports as its basis. The writer explains why life is more like boxing than it is running track to explore the many…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphor Sometimes When I Am

Words: 1048
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

How does language empower or limit the expression of our thoughts? Thus, one of the empowering aspects of language is that it can enable others to understand our deepest…

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Mythology - Religion

Metaphors and Mythical Realities Marshall

Words: 935
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Several tacit taboos with religious explanations included the fact that women were not allowed to eat with men at the same table and that they were not allowed to…

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Black Studies

Metaphors in I Too Sing America

Words: 1149
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Sing America Metaphors The Use of Metaphor in I, Too, Sing America In the poem I, Too, Sing America written by Langston Hughes, the author takes the reader on…

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Teaching

Metaphor of Snow in Julia

Words: 696
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Being American, learning English, and atomic power are all intertwined in her impressionable mind. The impact of American education is not positive upon Yolanda's development, although she does learn…

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Drama - World

Metaphor in Sylvia Plath's Daddy

Words: 462
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Plath then mentions the Luftwaffe or German Air Force and her father's "neat moustache" and "Aryan eye, bright blue" (lines 42-44) which symbolizes the well-groomed appearance of German officers…

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7 Pages
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Psychology

Sociocognitive Metaphors Constraints on Sociocognitive

Words: 2341
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Infants that are securely attached, then, expect their figures of attachment to be readily available and are quickly and easily comforted if upset. Conversely, those infants that are not…

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Family and Marriage

Kingdom Metaphors for the Kingdom the Bible

Words: 851
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Kingdom Metaphors Metaphors for the Kingdom The Bible itself contains many metaphors of how the Kingdom of God will look, or of the characteristics of God in His Kingdom.…

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Teaching

Money Metaphor Is a Poetic Imagination and

Words: 1501
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Money Metaphor is a poetic imagination and rhetorical fanfare tool used by individuals showing off their linguistic prowess. Though the use of metaphors governs individuals' thoughts, everyday functioning, down…

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Anthropology

Melting Pot Metaphor in Richard

Words: 932
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

This is a type of assimilation that often allows some minority groups to maintain a connection to their previous culture. The white majority does become influenced in many ways,…

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Leadership

Using Metaphor to Refine Leadership

Words: 792
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Organization Metaphors Organizational Metaphors ead the article by Van Engen and discuss why he concludes that metaphors "give dimension to language." As with any literary device, metaphor is used…

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Death and Dying  (general)

Unifying Metaphor

Words: 968
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Metaphor The two poems "After Apple Picking," and "Birches," are among Frost's best works in terms of poetic imagination and meaning. These works are somewhat discomfiting, for they make…

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Physics

Culturally Relevant Metaphors Metaphors From

Words: 726
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"The nail that sticks up gets hammered down." This building metaphor illustrates the importance of harmony in Japanese society. She writes: "Due to the group-oriented nature of Japanese society,…

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Art  (general)

Profession of Illustration A Metaphor

Words: 684
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He painted first as he was told to paint by his teachers, then by the military government, and he paints a world that no longer exists. Ono paints flowers,…

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Business - Management

Two Case Studies Using Gareth Morgan's Metaphors

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Morgan's Metaphors Boyce, M. 1995 Collective centring and collective sense making in the stories and storytelling of one organization. Organizational Studies 16(1), 107-137. Identify the business problems of each…

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Sociology

Darwins Metaphor The Survival of

Words: 585
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Particularly given that the contemporary society and capitalism in general is based on the concept that only the strongest survive, it is safe to assume that Darwin's theory is…

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Research Proposal

Business

Business Metaphor for Men's Wearhouse

Words: 869
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The business model that Zimmerman himself lays out towards the end of the company profile (quoted from his remarks in the company's 2006 annual report) is another example of…

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Family and Marriage

Rickshaw the Social Metaphor of

Words: 2002
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Instead, her burden of a child destroys her, because her marriage was not entered into in good faith. By yoking herself to another, like her husband did to a…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Autonomy Metaphor Men as Leaves

Words: 4962
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Leaves, 680) Similarly Whitman informs us: Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems, You shall possess the good of the…

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Education - Computers

Role Metaphors Play Helping People Understand Concept

Words: 630
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

role metaphors play helping people understand concept artificial intelligence? Do agree brain a -called meat machine? hat metaphors applicable function human brain There is presently much controversy regarding the…

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Literature

Conrad Introduces the Metaphor of

Words: 656
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

There is a fantasy-like quality to the beginning of Marlow's journey. What creates it? What is the importance of work to man? What does Marlow mean by a surface…

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Native Americans

Apache What Are the Metaphors

Words: 1097
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Everything is a cycle or a circle if one looks at the sky as a metaphor for life, unlike "time is money" which implies that time is something that…

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Management

The Metaphor of the Church From the Bible

Words: 713
Length: 2 Pages
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Church is a spiritual organization that is ideally viewed through a Biblical lens. Among the most important metaphors for the Church is that of the "Body of Christ," an…

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Article Critique

Healthcare

Payer - Good Metaphor Bad

Words: 911
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Critique

Stone (2009) has accused the bog insurance companies of United States. He says that these companies are unable to offer standard insurance programs rather they somehow prevent the standard…

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Literature

Marlowe Chaucer Intertextuality Point-Of-View Metaphor

Words: 1898
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thus, the notion of ruler ship in marriage is actually an orchestrated ideological shift in the hands of Chaucer the writer, as notions of marriage and change from the…

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Mythology - Religion

Beowulf and I Is an Other Metaphor

Words: 982
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Beowulf and I is an Other Metaphor in Beowulf and I is an Other James Geary states that "metaphor grounds even the most abstract ideas in the physiological facts…

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Mythology

Dragonsong Metaphor the Coast Was

Words: 741
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She is a special girl who can play music, even though she isn't supposed to, and who wants to be different from other people. She runs away because she…

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Literature

Metaphors or Concepts of Cyberculture

Words: 1506
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Moreover, the arena for that very transformation could, because of the inherent nature of technological advancement, achieve something that is beyond the sum of its parts. Cyberspace in Neuromancer…

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Literature

Evaluating Poetic Metaphors

Words: 742
Length: 2 Pages
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Billy Collins' poem is a lyric poem because mainly it expresses highly personal emotions and feelings. Many lyric poems involve musical themes or tones, and in fact in Shakespeare's…

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Essay

Literature

Irony and Metaphor in Good Country People

Words: 1103
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Good Country People: Metaphor and Irony Joy Hulga is the main character of Flannery O'Connor's "Good Country People." She represents the proud, young educated student who has renounced any…

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Animals

Annie Dillard Metaphors of Winter

Words: 1445
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The spider's patient web spinning during the winter shows how it is necessary for Dillard to become dependant on the natural world, rather than upon humans alone or upon…

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Religion

bible patriarchy paul and ephesians metaphor

Words: 676
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

“Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ,” (Ephesians 5:21). This outstanding sentence clarifies one of Paul’s main objectives in outlining the household codes of Ephesians. Christ is…

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Teaching

Similes and Metaphors

Words: 355
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Lesson Plan Teaching Similes and Metaphors Grade: This lesson is designed for 7th Grade Language Arts Students should be able to interpret similes and metaphors. Students should be able…

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Literature

Janus Has Its Quirks Its Metaphors and

Words: 587
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Janus" has its quirks, its metaphors, and its symbolism. This paper will thus aim to answer two questions in regards to Ann Beattie's short story. The first question will…

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Plays

Romantic Images of the Sea in Poetry

Words: 734
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Metaphor of the Sea in Keats' and Longfellow's Poetry One of the most potent metaphors in literature is that of the ocean. The ocean has a timeless, rhythmic quality…

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Military

The Comic Flatland

Words: 442
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

To operationalize the Rubik's cube as a unit of analysis for an idea let's break down the various components of the cube. The original cube has nine tiles per…

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Essay

Literature

William Shakespeare Uses Irony Imagery

Words: 672
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

This suspicion becomes even more ironically clear as we read further. As we progress with the analysis of the protagonist's description of his love we find even more apparently…

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Chapter

Literature

Tom Shulich Coltishhum a Comparative Study on

Words: 9196
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Chapter

Tom Shulich ("ColtishHum") A comparative study on the theme of fascination with and repulsion from Otherness in Song of Kali by Dan Simmons and in the City of Joy…

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Thesis

Sports - Drugs

Queensryche Analysis Operation Mindcrime Queensryche

Words: 1409
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

In this stanza, mainline and dragon are used as metaphors for his drug of preference, although these drugs can be seen as metaphors for the other addictive substances and…

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Essay

Music

Blue Terrance by Terrance Hayes and The

Words: 1435
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Blue Terrance" by Terrance Hayes and "The eary Blues" by Langston Hughes both use the blues as a metaphor for human existence. The 'blues' are a historically African-American form…

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Literature

Elegies Ben Johnson's and Dylan

Words: 1139
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Dylan Thomas's 1951 poem, "Do not go gentle into that good night," like Johnson's poem, is an elegy to someone he loves -- his father -- but unlike Johnson's…

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Military

Sociological Cultural Opinions

Words: 1130
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Sociological Cultural Opinions Jane Elliot's Blue Eyed/Brown Eyed Study From viewing A Class Divided, reasonable personal impressions of Jane Elliot and her approach are that she was a courageous,…

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Business - Management

Organization as Machine FedEx

Words: 1705
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Machine Metaphor in Organizations The machine metaphor for an organization is one of two orthodox metaphors, the other being the organization as an organism (Morgan, 1980). The machine metaphor…

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Economics

Marketplace Communication in the Marketplace

Words: 1779
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

As they will determine what road they will travel (the journey), while the stage is how they are achieving their objectives in life. The problem arises, when someone is…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Organizational Culture An Analysis Based on Morgan's

Words: 2584
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Organizational Culture: An Analysis Based on Morgan's Cultural Metaphor When one thinks about the word "culture," one tends to think about some far-away, exotic place where people in elaborate…

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5 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Nature in Troilus and Cressida Both Troilus

Words: 2026
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Nature in Troilus and Cressida Both Troilus and Cressida and The inter's Tale deal with nature as an allegory for human nature. Many kinds of metaphors are used, from…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Memory Cognitive What Is the Nature of

Words: 1293
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Memory Cognitive What is the nature of memory and how does it relate to experience? Which metaphor for memory is the most appropriate or applicable? In the endeavor to…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Shakespeare Sonnet 57 a Reading of William

Words: 892
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Shakespeare, Sonnet 57 A Reading of William Shakespeare's Sonnet 57 Shakespeare's Sonnet 57 begins with a striking metaphor: "being your slave." Shakespeare does not soften the image by using…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Chaucer and Dryden Dedicated Odes to Saint

Words: 984
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Chaucer and Dryden dedicated odes to Saint Cecilia, who was revered as the patron saint of music. As a poetic muse, Cecilia is credited with inventing the organ and…

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3 Pages
Essay

History - Asian

China Town Idea Analysis The

Words: 1009
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

There is a romantic charm in the notion that outsiders only 'pass through' while residents are in a kind of stop time, insular and part of the background, not…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Critical Thinking & Writing Anyone

Words: 2454
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thus, the idea of a strong, female leader is created through conceptual blending, and the ultimately oxymoronic pairing of unlike words. Something new is created, through the use of…

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10 Pages
Essay

Literature

Night the Crystals Broke Write Where You

Words: 3364
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Night the Crystals Broke Write where you got inspiration from? The inspiration from this poem comes from my grandmother and her family, who lived through the pogroms and just…

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19 Pages
Case Study

Business - Management

Ras Gas Background The North

Words: 5016
Length: 19 Pages
Type: Case Study

The spirit of competition also negatively impacted the manner in which employees communicated. The lack of specific definition as well as the highly isolationist company mentality ultimately resulted in…

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24 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Ripening of Age the Short

Words: 7517
Length: 24 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This sentence, although it talks about bowels, is really describing the mother's love of the baby. This story is written like a detective story. It is very difficult to…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Words: 941
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The physical structure of the poem is also interesting with these two poems. Naturally, as Raleigh's nymph is turning Marlowe's shepherd's letter of its ear, the same structure is…

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