Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor (Hardcover)

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Make your writing and speech shine like the sun Here's the most entertaining and instructive book about enlivening and clarifying communication by comparing one thing to another. Ward Farnsworth provides a wide-ranging, practical, tour of metaphors, arranged by theme. He shows how the best writers have put figurative comparisons to distinctive use--for the sake of caricature, to make an abstract idea visible, to make a complicated idea simple.
Using hundreds of examples, Farnsworth demonstrates all the different stylistic ways that points can be unforgettably made. There are quotations from novelists, playwrights, philosophers, and orators--along with commentary on how and why they work to bring power to words both in person and and on paper.
Writers and speakers, this book will make you a star.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781567925487
ISBN-10: 1567925480
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Publication Date: April 7th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English