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Metaphors, Use of

  • By: Walter A. Kendall
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Metaphor is a form of figurative language, often described as facilitating the understanding of one thing in terms of another. In the comparison between two seemingly dissimilar concepts, the meaning of the first is carried over to help illuminate the second. ...

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