The Art of Metaphors and Similes
We humans often use examples to convey our thoughts to other people. Examples help us better articulate our thoughts and make sense to others, and the majority of the time, we use metaphoric language in our conversations. Why we use metaphors and how it helps us and others to understand any idea or thought better.
Jane Hirshfield explains how do metaphors help us better understand the world? And, what makes a good metaphor? She explores these questions with writers like Langston Hughes and Carl Sandburg, who have mastered the art of bringing a scene or emotion to life. Continue reading “The Art of Metaphors and Similes”