Motives for Metaphor: Literacy, Curriculum Reform, and the Teaching of English

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The study of English has become ever more balkanized as the twentieth century comes to a close. Motives for Metaphor imagines ways in which the three English camps -- composition, literature, and creative writing -- can reconnect through a reconception of that most common figure of speech, the metaphor. Though metaphor has gradually lost much of the attention it once received in literary and writing instruction, James Seitz contends that the study of metaphor can advance curriculum reform precisely because of its unusual ...

Motives for Metaphor: Literacy, Curriculum Reform, and the Teaching of English 1999, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822956921

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Motives for Metaphor: Literacy, Curriculum Reform, and the Teaching of English 1999, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822940937

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