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1. Metaphor, Metonymy and SynecdocheMetaphor forms part of our way of thinking, of understanding the world. At times, it lexicalizes (that is, it becomes very common), and we are not aware that we are using a metaphor: Life is not a bed of roses.
We base on previous models to produce communicative units, and a transmitter, a receiver and a channel are necessary. Nevertheless, it d...
(46 votes) •Last Modified: 21st January, 2018 •Times seen: 14936 2. Taboo Words, Euphemisms And DysphemismsTaboo words are those that are considered in bad taste by some people or that are better to be avoided because they mention realities that are stark or vulgar. They refer to sex, religion, necessities such as the act of emptying the bladder or the bowels, and so on. Examples: fuck, fornicate, masturbation, prick, cunt, the devil, crap, piss, die, e...
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