The Minimal Cancer Network

6/03/2015

A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes a subject by comparing it to another otherwise unrelated object. In addition to their use as a figure of style in speech and writing, metaphors are very useful to help us understand complex subject matters.

What does a metaphor do? Basically we try to explain something by evoking familiar images of other things; sometimes we even invent these images of simple familiar things, in order to help ourselves grasp some meaning of complex, difficult material we need to deal with. I believe that the meaning of certain diverse, and complex concepts can be grasped only with the help of metaphors. Lee el resto de este artículo »

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