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The metaphor of memory paradoxically continues as its metonymy, which involves space and time corresponding to his earlier concepts of “roots and identity”, injecting in the technique of layering a sense of time in the space of the painting.
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The terms may be metonymic; i.e., they are symbolic of the sinister forces of evil who by their evil deeds bring people down to death and Hades.
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The head of a nation is not a crown, but the crown is a representative symbol for that person – a metonymy.
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Similarly figures of speech such as metaphor, simile and metonymy create a resonance between otherwise disparate images—a layering of meanings, forming connections previously not perceived. Kindred forms of resonance may exist, between individual ...
Twinescapes, or The Rise of Spatial Hypertext
This act and activity of clicking links serves as a metonymy for active motion between one place and another. In a traditional story the movement would be described on the page: “You walk from the palace courtyard to the garden.

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