Archive for September 12, 1999

sss: I Never Metaphor I Didn’t Like

"A mind's reach should exceed its grasp, or what's a meta phor?" —unknown, riffing on Browning Metaphors and similes equate or compare one thing with another. They can be used to describe the unfamiliar in terms of the familiar, or to shed new light on the familiar by comparing it to something unexpected. And sometimes […]