African and African American Children's and Adolescent Literature in the Classroom A Critical Guide
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Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing, Incorporated
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
The metaphors in Hosea are rich and varied, comprising both gendered and non-gendered image fields. This book examines the use of metaphor in Hosea through the lens of masculinity studies, which provides a means to elucidate connections between the images and to analyze their cumulative rhetorical effect. The rhetoric of both the gendered and non-gendered imagery is analyzed using a model from cognitive anthropology, which divides social space along three axes: activity, potency, and goodness. People use metaphors to position and to move one another within this space. These axes reveal how the metaphors in Hosea rhetorically relate the audience, represented by Ephraim/Israel, and YHWH to a More...
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