ERIC Number: EJ289044
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Relation of Metaphoric Processing to Comprehension and Memory.
Reynolds, Ralph E.; Schwartz, Robert M.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v75 n3 p450-59 Jun 1983
Context-dependent metaphoric sentences of literally equivalent paraphrases were used as concluding statements for short didactic passages to investigate whether metaphors help or hinder prose comprehension. Adult participants' recall protocols indicated increased memorability for passages with metaphoric conclusions. (Author/LC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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