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Brogan: Conceptual Metaphor Theory may apply poetry

John Brogan, Columnist

March 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The theory of conceptual metaphors has helped frame much of the way we currently understand linguistic communication, and thus poetry. Conceptual metaphor theory posits that persistent metaphorical mappings in everyday communication may reflect at least some of the ways our brains think about the worl...

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