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Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor (MP3 CD)

Farnsworth's Classical English Metaphor By Ward Farnsworth, John Lescault (Read by) Cover Image
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Make your writing and speech shine like the sun Here's the most entertaining and instructive book about enlivening and clarifying communication by comparing one thing to another.

Ward Farnsworth provides a wide-ranging, practical tour of metaphors, arranged by theme. He shows how the best writers have put figurative comparisons to distinctive use―for the sake of caricature, to make an abstract idea visible, to make a complicated idea simple.

Using hundreds of examples, Farnsworth demonstrates all the different stylistic ways that points can be unforgettably made. There are quotations from novelists, playwrights, philosophers, and orators--along with commentary on how and why they work to bring power to words both in person and and on paper.

Writers and speakers, this book will make you a star.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781799962557
ISBN-10: 1799962555
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Language: English