I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World

I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World

James Geary


“Sherlock Holmes may perhaps look at a bowler hat and inform that its owner's spouse had ceased to like him. during this fantastic ebook approximately metaphor James Geary is not any much less superb, as he deciphers the sophisticated implications embedded in ads slogans, generic slang and govt double-talk…. you will shawl down each web page of I Is an different and then ask for more.” —Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and writer of Book by way of publication and Classics for Pleasure

For fans of language and lovers of Blink and Freakonomics, New York Times bestselling writer James Geary deals this attention-grabbing examine metaphors and their impact in each element of our lives, from artwork to medication, psychology to the inventory market.

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