Analogy in action

IB English B: Analogy in action

Fundamentally, analogy is usually concerned with systems: with actions and movements and how things work. To put it another way, analogy is more often concerned with comparing dynamic processes, whereas similes and metaphors are more often concerned with describing static states. (And yes, that"s arguably a rather sweeping generalisation!)Having said that, analogies depend profoundly on similes and metaphors - indeed,...

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