Study on The Essence of Metaphor
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- metaphor;essence;substitution;comparison;interaction;figrative;cognitive;philosophy of mind.
Based on the definitions of metaphor, this paper illustrates the origin of metaphor and some popular theories of what metaphor really is. At the same time, due to the fact that people’s cognitive ability develops with the times, three stages of metaphor development also get detailed explanation.
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TY - CONF AU - Youguo Duan PY - 2013/10 DA - 2013/10 TI - Study on The Essence of Metaphor BT - Proceedings of the 2013 International Academic Workshop on Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 560 EP - 562 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.124 DO - 10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.124 ID - Duan2013/10 ER -