Covid metaphors

IB English B: Covid metaphors

Language is full of metaphors - but what do metaphors actually do?An effective metaphor communicates by being a vivid comparison - it explains something unfamiliar or unclear through relating it to something which is familiar or clear to the audience. The truth of the comparison actually rests on analogy - a metaphor compresses into a single word or phrase a set of ideas which might take much longer to explain as a full...

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