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Rhetorica (2019) 37 (2): 146–166.
Published: 01 May 2019
... metaphor), this article argues that transsumptio is Geoffrey’s attempt to schematize how occupying a position of difference (or the transference of the self into an alternate mode of being) reveals metaphorical possibility in language. I close by imputing the development of Geoffrey’s doctrine of...
Rhetorica (2017) 35 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher; Randy Allen Harris Gertrude Bucks (1899) The Metaphor: A Study in the Psychology of Rhetoric ( Die Metapher: Eine Studie in der Psychologie der Rhetorik ) ist ein einzigartiges Essay. In vielerlei Hinsicht prognostiziert das Essay die Metaphern des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts...
Rhetorica (2016) 34 (4): 339–371.
Published: 01 November 2016
... classical Arabic tropes of metaphor ( istiʿāra ) and comparison ( tashbīh ) to suit the new exigencies of a New Persian literary culture. In reversing the relation between metaphor and comparison enshrined in Arabic aesthetics, Rādūyānī concretized the Persian contribution to the global study of literary...
Rhetorica (2010) 28 (1): 23–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... techniques of character depiction and points out that ancient rhetorical theory discusses direct, metaphorical, and metonymical techniques of characterization. Ultimately, it provides the modern scholar with a paradigm for the analysis of characterization in (ancient) narrative literature. © 2010 by The...
Rhetorica (2009) 27 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Thomas Zinsmaier As a designation for specific arguments providing clever explanations or excuses in mock-forensic speeches ( controversiae ), the technical metaphor color is mainly known from the work of Seneca the Elder. But while the many colores he cites lack their speech context, the Major...