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Metaphors Dictionary

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ISBN-10: 1578591376

ISBN-13: 9781578591374

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elyse Sommer, Dorrie Weiss

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Rates a recommendation to lovers of language. – William Safire, New York Times. A masterful metaphor, like a picture, may be worth a thousand words. By comparing two unlike objects or ideas, it illuminates the similarities between them, accomplishing in a word or phrase what could otherwise be expressed only in many words, if at all. Metaphors Dictionary is an expansive collection of 6,500 colorful classic and contemporary comparative phrases (with full annotations and a complete bibliography of sources). The Metaphors Dictionary revisits most of the great and respected names in the annals of cultural literacy while dipping into current literature and media sources. And now available for…    
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Publication date: 8/1/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.42" wide x 9.64" long x 1.92" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English