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The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Thoughts on the Soul and Reincarnation
Life is an effort to re-member one's connections to the all-knowing soul, which we have chosen to forget so that we may fully appriciate that knowlege by experiencing what it is like to not have that knowlege. We do not remember our choosing this...
Spirits >> The Soul
In Praise of Pumpkins
I have always had a fascination with pumpkins. As a child I enjoyed Christmas and Thanksgiving and all the other holidays we surround our year with, but Halloween was special. Halloween spoke of ghosts, ghouls, witches and all the primal fears that children...
Holidays >> Samhain
Views of Deity
Robin and I leaned against the rock. The moon shone full on the rippling waters of the lake behind us, and the night was redolent with the drums and songs of our people. What a night! As the night enfolded us, we quietly discussed the ritual we had just come...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Seven Shaman Principles
The World is What You Think It Is Positive thoughts attract positive people and events, and negative thoughts attract negative people and events. Corollary: Everything is a dream Dreams are real and reality is a dream. The only test we use for a reality check...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Summary
As we enter into the new millennium, the dreams of a fading era carry us all to an uncertain destination. The modern age has in no way resolved the human crisis, which is not significantly different except in terms of scale and severity, than the tragedies...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion

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Metonymy and Metaphor: What's the Difference? - Association for
in metonymy an entity stands for another, whereas in metaphor an entity is ... Johnson (1980) that metonymy and metaphor are quite different phenomena, that  ...
Semantic theory: Metaphor and Metonymy
Jun 28, 2005 This week: Metaphor and metonymy. ◇ Metaphor ... A metaphor is a conceptual view (rather than a sequence of words) ...
Metaphor and Metonymy: Making Their Connections More Slippery
(similarity, etc.), as opposed to the higher level of metaphor and metonymy as such. 2.
A Method for Discriminating Metonymy and Metaphor by Computer
Sentences (1) and (2) contain examples of metaphor and metonymy ..... and the kind of relationship established (contiguity in metonymy versus similarity.
Metaphor and Metonymy - Academy Publication
Abstract—Metonymy, as often treated as a subtype of metaphor by cognitive .... has pointed out that the basic difference between metaphor and metonymy is that .

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A shamed and drained Neff confesses his sins to his mentor and father figure, Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson), via Dictaphone, a last-gasp effort at washing some of the literal and metaphorical blood from his hands. .....
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Who'd Like Mike?
The Acela metonymy suggests Bloomberg's basic problem: His appeal is rather selective. His demographic base is educated, affluent and white—the kind of voter who is thick on the ground in Manhattan (and in the major media, which explains why so much ...
PEGGY HARTSHORN: How abortion dehumanizes everyone
Lethal inhumanity in any form — whether by concentration camp or by abortion — “takes its toll,” Lore wrote, “not only from the victim, but also from the oppressor, as well as from those who stand by idly or helplessly in silent acquiescence.

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Metaphor and metonymy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Metaphor (drawing a similarity between two things) and metonymy (drawing a contiguity between two things) are two fundamental opposite poles along which a  ...
Difference Between Metaphor and Metonymy | Difference Between
Dec 3, 2009 Metaphor vs Metonymy Metaphor and metonymy are similar in various aspects but the major difference is that if a metaphor substitutes a ...
The Unconscious: Metaphor and Metonymy | Somatosphere
Apr 29, 2009 The main difference between metaphor and metonymy, according to Lacan, is that metaphor functions to suppress, while metonymy functions ...
Metonymy Vs. Metaphor - Buzzle
Jun 14, 2011 Highly similar in function yet different in concept, metonymy and metaphors are both figures of speech that we tend to use on a daily basis. Here ...
Metonymy - Examples and Definition of Metonymy - Literary Devices
Definition, Usage and a list of Metonymy Examples in common speech and ... A metaphor draws resemblance between two different things as in “You are ...

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