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Figurative Language

Edited by Tom McArthur

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

Published in print January 1998 | ISBN: 9780192800619
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727023
Figurative Language

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language in which figures of speech such as metaphors and similes freely occur. In classical rhetoric and poetics there is

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Subjects: History of English

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