6 edition of The Playful Power of Metaphor found in the catalog.
by Fun & Done Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||56|
The third metaphor taught me about the comfort of the familiar and the power of embedding the “characters” of the stories of our lives throughout life’s many chapters. All these metaphors taught me how the use of metaphor can make the crudeness of reality easier to bear and how the journey of loss and transition can be transformed into a. Metaphors are a great tool to use both for speaking or for creating stories, but you should always consider the situation before saying a metaphor. Metaphors are only as powerful as the situations surrounding them, and they do have the power to harm when used in the wrong situation.
Another thing that is just fantastic about this book is the use of metaphor. It compares anger to a fire you might want to stomp out, sadness to a rainy day, and calm like leaves swaying in the wind. If you are doing any sort of metaphor work with kids this is a GREAT book to get the wheels turning! The Titles and Metaphors for God God has revealed Himself to us in a variety of ways. One of the ways that He has revealed Himself to us is through titles and metaphors. These titles and metaphors provide you with excellent praise pointers. You can use these titles and metaphors to build your praise vocabulary and to deepen your praise of Size: 38KB.
In light of celebrating years of women at UC Berkeley, I had the honor of interviewing Elisa Kleven, class of , to learn a bit of her story: the Berkeley, the “playful” and the family. Death in Metaphors In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Death, the narrator, loves metaphors so much it appears he even thinks in them. For a non-human soul collector, he loves playing with language.
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Analogies and allegories can be the best way to increase emotional resilience and personal effectiveness. The Playful Power of Metaphor is a lively, thought-provoking and practical guide to accomplishing more of what you want by learning to shift perspectives/5(2).
Analogies and allegories can be the best way to increase emotional resilience and personal effectiveness. The Playful Power of Metaphor is a lively, thought-provoking and practical guide to. The Power of Metaphor provides a collection of such resonant stories and guided visualizations for use with groups or individuals.
Each story takes the form of a Cited by: 4. "Readers will find in The Power of Metaphor a wealth of examples of how conceptual metaphors are used in various domains, from social and personality psychology (e.g., up is good and powerful, down is bad and weak) to intergroup relations (e.g., pestilence for immigration).Cited by: This book explores the possibility that metaphor is a cognitive tool that people routinely use to understand abstract concepts in terms of superficially dissimilar concepts that are Pages: The Power of Metaphor book.
Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book explores the possibility that people understand abst /5. One rarely sees a self-help book from a practicing psychotherapist that offers more humor and appeal to the common denominator in all of us than this collection of brief stories: "Metaphors of Healing: Playful Language in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life."/5(42).
‘There is an amazing bounty of books on metaphor these days, and David Ritchie’s new volume is among the best. He tackles many of the enduring issues in metaphor scholarship, including debates on the functions of metaphor in thought, language, and the social world, by showing how metaphors work, and serve as resources for people, in an amazing array of discourse situations.
Lumby, J & English, F W'The presence and power of metaphors', in Leadership as lunacy: and other metaphors for educational leadership, Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. viewed 26 Aprildoi: /n1. Lumby, Jacky and Fenwick W English. "The Presence and Power of Metaphors.". Power is a central concept in social theory and political discourse.
Concepts are much used metaphors that seem to fit the world as collectively experienced, in the process losing their freshness as metaphors unless freshened by association with other metaphors.
Soft power is a case in point. Power and causation are metaphors turned concepts Cited by: 1. A fruitful and insightful study of how language affects how we understand the world, this book is also an indispensable work for all those seeking to retrieve some kind of meaning in uncertain Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time.
In The Rule of Metaphor this intellectual giant of our age seeks 'to show how language can extend itself 5/5(2). Metaphors not only create meaning but they define your reality.
Accepting a metaphor makes you focus in on the things that the metaphor highlights and ignore other aspects. Metaphors, even if they are not true, can become self-fulling prophecies. Most astonishingly is this—our metaphors.
We will see how the power of metaphor allows the reader to break free from the shackles of sense-perception through the experience of great poetic irony and metaphor. True Metaphor. Take a simple but profound example by Heinrich Heine.
Fisher Girl. Come you lovely fisher girl, Come and bring your boat to land; Join me on the golden shore. In this brilliant book about metaphor James Geary is no less ’ll scarf down every page of I Is an Other and then ask for more.” (Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and author of Book by Book and Classics for Pleasure) “Enchanting It is [its] playful celebration of meanings that makes this book Cited by: But in James Geary's I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor, a wider net is cast and personification along with most every other figurative construction is metaphoric.
In fact, the book will widen your metaphoric horizons until you will be harder pressed to identify what's NOT metaphoric/5. Aristotle on the Pleasure of Metaphor All men take a natural pleasure in learning quickly words which denote something; and so those words are pleasantest which give us new knowledge.
Strange words have no meaning for us; common terms we know already; it is metaphor which gives us most of this pleasure. Thus, when the poet calls old age "a dried stalk," he gives us a new perception Author: Richard Nordquist.
Mapping New Worlds: John Donne and the Power of Metaphor John Donne Today (31st March) is the day the Church of England remembers John Donne, the remarkable priest-poet whose poetry and preaching still inspire so many people today.
One rarely sees a self-help book from a practicing psychotherapist that offers more humor and appeal to the common denominator in all of us than this collection of brief stories: Metaphors of Healing: Playful Language in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life.
Malhotra offers a simple, but brilliant, idea: Use the healing language of metaphor as a therapeutic strategy and a curative 5/5.
In the book Making Truth: Metaphor in Science, American scientist Theodore L. Brown declares metaphors are “[A]t the very core of what scientists do when they design experiments, make discoveries, formulate theories and models, and describe their results to others — in short, when they do science and communicate about it.".
Books shelved as metaphors: Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Animal Farm by George Orwell, I Like My. 1 See S. Iyengar and K. Hahn’s chapter on The President as Communicator in Chief.
[Iyengar & Hahn ; 1 What emerges from the analysis of the evolution of power through a series of inaugural addresses by American presidents is a certain common ground between metaphor and politics.
Often characterised by the transition from written language to speech, political discourse is driven by Cited by: 1. In this brilliant book about metaphor James Geary is no less astonishing, as he deciphers the subtle implications embedded in advertising slogans, familiar slang and government double-talk.
You'll scarf down every page of I Is an Other and then ask for more.” —Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and author of Book by Book and Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.dimensional world that our everyday metaphors of power take for granted.
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