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Publication Date: 1975
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Metaphor in the Speech Play of Tzeltal Children
Stross, Brian
Anthropological Linguistics, 17, 6, 305-323, Sep 75
This paper analyzes the play language of Tzeltal children and their extensive use of metaphor. The ability to use figurative language early is significant for a child's ability to extend command of language and expression. (CHK)
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