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Renton's Metaphors
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Author: N E Renton AM

METAPHORS IMPROVE SPEECH AND WRITING BY CONVEYING SHADES OF MEANING MORE SUCCINCTLY THAN ORDINARY PHRASES. THE MODERN ENLGISH LANGUAGE IS REMARKABLY FULL OF METAPHORS.

THIS FACINATING BOOK DISCUSSES METAPHORS IN SOME DETAIL. AN ENTERTAINING INTRODUCTION LEADS INTO A DICTIONARY OF METAPHORS, A THEMATIC SECTION AND A THESAURUS. IT CONTAINS OVER 17,000 ALPHABETICAL ENTRIES LISTING MORE THAN 4,000 COMMONLY FOUND METAPHORS AND SETTING OUT THEIR MEANINGS IN AN EASY TO READ STYLE.

THIS HANDY WORD-BOOK WITH ITS HIGHLY ORIGINAL FORMAT WILL APPEAL TO ALL LOVERS OF LANGUAGE, AS WELL AS TO WRITERS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, STUDENTS, MIGRANTS AND THOSE ENGAGED IN PUBLIC SPEAKING. IT IS AN ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR LIBRARIES AMD EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

THE BOOK ALSO PROVIDES RAW MATERIAL FOR MANY SPECIALIST APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING PARTY GAMES, ADVERTISING COPY, CHURCH SERMONS, ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AND CROSSWORD PUZZLES. SOME FASCINATING AUSTRALIAN PHRASES ARE ALSO PRESENTED.

THE AUTHOR, NICK RENTON, A CONSULTING ACTUARY, IS A PRACTISING WRITER WHO HAS PUBLISHED OVER 50 BOOKS. HE IS WELL KNOWN FOR HIS HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL GUIDES ON MEETINGS PROCEDURE AND VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS AND FOR HIS MANY BOOKS AND ARTICLES ON INVESTMENT, RETIREMENT AND TAXATION ISSUES. HIS LOVE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND HIS FINE EAR FOR DETAIL HAVE ENABLED HIM TO PRODUCE THIS VERY ENTERTAINING BOOK.

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 11 February, 2012.
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