Hours Like Bright Sweets In A Jar

Author: Alicja Bemben
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144386918X
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Characters in a play primarily use language, not to express how they feel, but to
act.13 In other words, “poetry” in drama is not to be understood as lyric but as
verbal doing (“doing things with words,” in John Austin's famous phrase14). This
understanding of “rhetoric” in the sense of verbal doing does not violate the time-
honoured and, indeed, common designation of the term: art of persuasion. More
generally, rhetoric in the context of drama consists in the use of figurative
language, ...

The Heart In The Glass Jar

Author: William E. French
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803284160
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... “because this is the way I intend it and I would consider myself the happiest
person in the Universe because without you at my side I wouldn't even want to be
on the earth.”73 So powerful was death in the figurative language of love—as a
means to express the strength of feelings, the sense that no earthly force could
change the way one felt about their loved one, and to emphasize the idea that
love was permanent rather than in passing—that it was not uncommon to end
love letters ...

Using A Writer S Notebook Grades 3 4

Author: Jane Webster
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 1420625772
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When students are in a hurry to complete a writing assignment, they intentionally
omit colorful words, figurative language, quotes, and wise sayings because, first
of all, they can't think of any of these quickly, and secondly, they don't want to
waste time looking up the spelling of any fancy words. In doing so, they have ... at
the last minute. Materials Needed: transparencies of pages 50–51, student
copies of pages 52–53, a copy ofDonavan's Word Jar by Monalisa Degross (
optional) ...

In Pandora S Jar

Author: Monica Silveira Cyrino
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819197528
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... their force as examples of figurative language. In this first example of a
fragment of Archilochos, the surviving half of a couplet expresses the languid but
powerful effect of a violent erotic desire on a first-person speaker (fragment 196):
9 aXXa V 6 XuaipieXf)^ wralpE &a^ivaTm no6oc,. But comrade, the limb-
loosener subdues me, desire. Here the poet describes no6oq, "desire," with the
epithet XuaipiEAr|q, "limb-loosener," and the active verb 5a|-ivaTai, "subdues," in
language familiar ...

The Bell Jar

Author: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1772752355
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This semi-autobiographical novel makes reference to many of the people and places in Plath's life and is one of the best-known novels of the 1960s.

In The Time Of The Butterflies

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565129768
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A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep "accident."

The Other Sylvia Plath

Author: Dr Tracy Brain
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317881605
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Yet with its highly condensed, figurative language, The Bell Jar is in many ways
as 'concentrated as any poem. Plath's poems and prose forge new patterns, as
Woolf's did before her. They make us think freshly about what subject matter and
forms can be the province of literature. We know of the anger that the narrator of
A Room of One's Own hurls at her own predecessor, Charlotte Brontë, Brontë's
crime is to write in ways that are very like Woolf's own text: with indignation', with
the ...

Using Figurative Language

Author: Herbert L. Colston
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110710565X
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Consider the following possible comments made about an uninteresting person: “
He's a fireplug” (metonymic metaphor) (3.7) or “He's a jarhead” (metonymic
metaphor). (3.8) Here the metaphorical aspects can apply. A fireplug has only a
singular purpose, sits idly for most of its existence, is virtually never changing,
and thus not terribly interesting. A jar is transparent, visibly contains nothing
inside (when empty), has a very simple cylindrical shape, and thus is also

Acquired Speech And Language Disorders

Author: Bruce E. Murdoch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118697138
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Yet another feature of the comprehension abilities of right-hemisphere-damaged
patients reported in the literature is that they tend to interpret figurative/non-literal
language literally. ... For example, when describing the Cookie Theft picture from
the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination (Goodglass and Kaplan, 1983),
individuals with right-hemisphere damage may be able to identify individual
elements such as the cookie jar, the woman washing dishes, the water running
over the ...

The Ground Of Our Beseeching

Author: Peter Sharpe
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9781575910802
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The search for the perfected life has no telos, no ending, and language, which
has carried the poet to the dark fire of contemplation, finally fails as an instrument
of salvation, since it is incriminated as a device in time and history. Words or
music — the materials of art, in short — coalesce into a "pattern" that can "reach /
Into the silence," "reach the stillness" as a Chinese jar still Moves perpetually in
its stillness. (194) The jar (like Keats's urn or Stevens's jar, "Like nothing else in ...