ERIC Number: EJ452746
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Characterizing the Issue: Metaphor and Contemporary Impromptu Discussions of Gender.
Preston, C. Thomas, Jr.
Argumentation and Advocacy, v28 n4 p185-91 Spr 1992
Discusses metaphor as a device for effective impromptu speaking. Illustrates how impromptu discussions of the Clarence Thomas versus Anita Hill saga utilized metaphors as perspectives from which to instantaneously organize thought and action or an entire situation. Discusses how to assist students to use metaphor in discussions of contemporary issues. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Bringing Public Voices to Individual Speaking Events.