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ERIC Number: EJ1065692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
A Study of Metaphor and Its Application in Language Learning and Teaching
Zhang, Fachun; Hu, Jianpeng
International Education Studies, v2 n2 p77-81 May 2009
Metaphor is more a vehicle of cognizing the world than purely a rhetorical device. This paper first gives a brief review of traditional metaphor and modern metaphor in the West and then devotes a large space to elaborate on reasons for emergence of metaphor, characteristics of metaphor, working mechanism of metaphor, and then proposes suggestions on its application in language learning and teaching.
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Language: English
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