The Social Use of Metaphor: Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric

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Through the use of language, as symbolic action, man attempts to control his social, natural, and supernatural environments. In this book J. David Sapir, J. Christopher Crocker, and their fellow contributors investigate the nature of metaphor and related symbolic forms as a means of coming to terms with the world.

The Social Use of Metaphor: Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric 1977, University of Pennsylvania Press, Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780812277258

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