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ERIC Number: EJ574384
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-5698
Extending the Scope of Metaphor: An Examination of Definitions Old and New and Their Significance for Education.
Ashton, Elizabeth
Educational Studies, v23 n2 p195-208 Jul 1997
Traces the history of Western theories of metaphor and discusses misperceptions that have arisen concerning the nature and function of metaphors that restrict their educational use. Shows that their extensive use in conventional speech can be used by educators to help students enrich and extend their thought and language. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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