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Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Matt Swaffer - Goodreads

I picked this book up at the recommendation of a software developer who found the concepts useful in communicating in code. The book has a lot of good content and is written in fairly easy to read ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

I liked the subject, it was very interesting, and it made me consider a lot of things about how we use language that I'd never thought of before. However, some of the arguments felt a little over ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Lyndon Bailey - Goodreads

The metaphors idea is very refreshing, it changed how I look at language completely, the first half of the book in general is a great ride. The problem is the second half where it becomes repetitive ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Ilya - Goodreads

In a fantastic short story by Ursula Le Guin a nonconformist ant writes, "Up with the Queen!" The fictional translators add an annotation that the proper English translation is probably "Down with the ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Alejandra - Goodreads

Very interesting premise, though a little repetitive. However, does challenge my notion of how we see the world. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - John - Goodreads

This book makes a crucial basic point: We can't help but think in metaphors and we live by the metaphors by which we think, and that's okay. It engages in a tremendous amount of definition ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Joe Zulanas - Goodreads

I liked how the author was able to dissect the old adage down to the reason they are so important in our lives. It was like unraveling years of wisdom to the root cause on how this wisdom came about. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Lorraine - Goodreads

Not an easy read. I read it as a supplement for a Women's studies class on gender from a discourse analysis perspective. It definitely makes you think about how things we say have so much more of a meaning than we may realize. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Vilo - Goodreads

Fascinating to think how the metaphors that have developed over time show our thoughts and our culture. In one chapter the authors explore the words we use for love: "crazy in love," etc. Would it ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Garreth Heidt - Goodreads

Not done yet. Got bogged down in the middle as it got more theoretical and external pressures kept me from focusing and finishing. I actually finished I is an Other in the meantime, and that's a far ... Read full review


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