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Metaphoric language and various media, electronic or otherwise, have an intimate relationship and tend to populate both personal and professional discourse (Gozzi, 1999).
In the metaphoric phase, "subject and object are linked by a common power or energy" and there is little distinction between them; there is "potential magic in any use of words" (GC 6).
If we believe that metaphors are inherently difficult because of our experience with students who struggle to identify them in our classrooms, researchers such as Billow (1981) and Jackobson and Wickman (2007) found in their studies of even very young children's uses and interactions with metaphors, that their speech is replete with spontaneously generated metaphoric expressions and are typically contextually appropriate (Gentner, 1977), even if at times seemingly nonsensical.
There are other recent examples in the Department of Defense of the creative use of metaphoric extensions and replacements.
Put simply, I believe the divergence of readings lies in the metaphoric character of Rahner's thought.
To employ the metaphoric process in ecumenical dialogue may seem at first to suggest a model that will trivialize the work.
He also states that metaphoric development takes an important place in the formation of human spatial intelligence.
Metaphoric was a classy handicapper on the Flat, but he isn't going to be anything special over hurdles on what we have seen from him so far and I will be keen to oppose him when taking on similar rivals at shortish odds in the future.
The testing ground may well have been against Michael Bell's charge, though, and on good going, Metaphoric can get back on track.
Additionally, Langer (1948) asserted that the metaphoric process of thinking about and describing one thing in terms of another actually helps people create their own new ideas.
When he talks about the ``depth'' of snow, Slava Polunin is actually being metaphoric, although those who have seen his ``Slava's Snowshow'' may be forgiven if they imagine being piled up to the neck in the cool fluffy stuff.
In a dense final chapter, Keizer joins an analysis of the metaphoric structure of geography and architecture in Thereafter Johnnie, Herron's novel of the relationship between bourgeois father-daughter incest in the present and father/ master-daughter/slave incest in slavery, to a reading of the novel as both invocation and critique of "the Freudian view of incest as phantasmatic and representative of the daughter's desire" (127).