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They're Animals

December 2, 2008

They're Animals

They're Animals

Erin Steuter, in her new book, At War With Metaphor, says that using animal metaphors, common in nearly any language, becomes dangerous when we move beyond simple comparisons to persistent metaphors. People are no longer like something, but have become something.

by Frances Mackenzie

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