The Social Use of Metaphor
Essays on the Anthropology of Rhetoric
Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
249 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm
- ISBN: 9780812277258
- Published: May 1977
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.