Metaphor in the News

Metaphor of manipulation - Morning Star Online

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:09

Metaphor of manipulation
Morning Star Online
An unusual historical drama has a disturbing symbol of a wider evil at its centre, says ALAN FRANK. The Childhood of a Leader (12A)Directed by Brady Corbet 4/5. Twilight star Robert Pattinson may feature in actor Brady Corbet's ambitious directorial ...

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'Mr. Robot's Last Episode Title Was a Brilliant Metaphor | Inverse - Inverse

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:40

Inverse

'Mr. Robot's Last Episode Title Was a Brilliant Metaphor | Inverse
Inverse
Last night's episode of Mr. Robot clued us into this season's big twist, forcing viewers to question what's real and what's not all over again. But could we have ...

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Artwork a metaphor for suffering - dailytelegraph.com.au

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 04:00

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Artwork a metaphor for suffering
dailytelegraph.com.au
Dickens saw in the hanging cage a metaphor for the sufferings and “entrapment” of Mary Anderson, her great-grandmother who was part of the Stolen Generation. Anderson was forced into domestic servitude and died in Callan Park psychiatric hospital, ...

How flashing the cops became a metaphor of sorts for Amy Schumer's life - WCBI

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 00:08

How flashing the cops became a metaphor of sorts for Amy Schumer's life
WCBI
And I think that's kind of a good metaphor for my whole life. I'm always the one like revealing too much. Like, 'Oh, I thought we were all admitting real things about ourselves.' 'No! No!'” “There is a kind of contradiction about you — which is, you ...
Amy Schumer's Mom Left Her Dad for Her Best Friend's FatherPeople Magazine

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Starving zoo animals are a 'metaphor for Venezuelan suffering' - PRI

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 21:04

PRI

Starving zoo animals are a 'metaphor for Venezuelan suffering'
PRI
"The story of the animals at Caricuao [Zoo in Caracas] is a metaphor for Venezuelan suffering," she said. Sifontes told Reuters that some animals at Caricuao have not eaten for two weeks. The fatalities so far include Vietnamese pigs, tapirs, rabbits ...

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What is the correct metaphor for Randal Grichuk? - Viva El Birdos

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 18:01

Viva El Birdos

What is the correct metaphor for Randal Grichuk?
Viva El Birdos
What is the correct metaphor for Randal Grichuk? By Ben Godar @bengodar on Aug 17, 2016, 11:00a 24. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports. Whether a Stallion or a Lamborghini, the outfielder inspires comparisons he can't always live up to. Tweet ...

Too Far: Green pool a metaphor for issues in Rio Olympics - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:00

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Too Far: Green pool a metaphor for issues in Rio Olympics
Chambersburg Public Opinion
My wife was able to figure out how to change our pool from green to blue this week. The officials in Rio couldn't. Loading… Post to Facebook. Too Far: Green pool a metaphor for issues in Rio Olympics My wife was able to figure out how to change our ...

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JFK airport's terror scare felt like a metaphor for modern America - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 13:12

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

JFK airport's terror scare felt like a metaphor for modern America
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
I was crammed into the narrow cupboard of the Alitalia Business Class lounge at John F. Kennedy airport, along with a young school teacher from Brighton, nervous almost to the point of tears, a middle-aged couple from the Midlands and a stoic model ...

Diver performs perfect metaphor for a startup - CNET

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 05:27

CNET

Diver performs perfect metaphor for a startup
CNET
All I could think of when I saw it was that this was a tiny opera entitled "Metaphor For A Startup." First, we see our young protagonist. He's focused. He's determined. He's clearly a man with an idea to do things that everyone will admire. Then he ...

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Book Review|In Colson Whitehead's Latest, the Underground Railroad Is More Than a Metaphor - New York Times

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 12:30

New York Times

Book Review|In Colson Whitehead's Latest, the Underground Railroad Is More Than a Metaphor
New York Times
In a sneak preview of next week's Inside The New York Times Book Review podcast, Colson Whitehead talks about what he read (and couldn't read) while writing “The Underground Railroad.” Pamela Paul. Colson Whitehead's novels are rebellious ...

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Metaphorically Speaking, Your Nervous System is a Dictatorship - Smithsonian

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 21:36

Smithsonian

Metaphorically Speaking, Your Nervous System is a Dictatorship
Smithsonian
Scientists have long used the metaphor of government to explain how they think nervous systems are organized for decision-making. Are we at root a democracy, like the U.K. citizenry voting for Brexit? A dictatorship, like the North Korean leader ...

The 2016 Republican Convention Was the Perfect Metaphor for Donald Trump's Campaign - Mic

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 06:38

Mic

The 2016 Republican Convention Was the Perfect Metaphor for Donald Trump's Campaign
Mic
Yes — the Republican National Convention here served as an especially apt metaphor for the trajectory, so far, of Trump's improbable campaign for the presidency. Launching his bid on June 16, 2015, Trump offered himself as a business-minded Mr. Fix-It ...

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Pastor: Black Voters Should Leave Pro-Abortion Democrat Party: “It's a Metaphorical Slave Ship” - LifeNews.com

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 00:01

LifeNews.com

Pastor: Black Voters Should Leave Pro-Abortion Democrat Party: “It's a Metaphorical Slave Ship”
LifeNews.com
A black pastor is telling it like it is wen it comes to the pro-abortion Democratic Party and black voters. Bishop E.W. Jackson says the party has done nothing for black voters and it continues supporting unlimited abortions which prey on black babies.

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The Daily Cute: “Cute Enough to Eat!” (Metaphorically!) - Parade

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:33

Parade

The Daily Cute: “Cute Enough to Eat!” (Metaphorically!)
Parade
It always used to seem ridiculous to me when people would say that something was so cute, “I just want to eat it up!” I dismissed it as a thing that girls said, presumably because they didn't have as strong feelings about pizza as I did. Now that I ...

'Weed' chewing is a metaphor - Kaakie - GhanaWeb

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:21

GhanaWeb

'Weed' chewing is a metaphor - Kaakie
GhanaWeb
On her Sankwas track released on Tuesday, the hook goes like “Opposition want bury we. Them no know say we dey chew weed”. With the line suggesting that she smokes weed, Kaakie has com out to defend herself. In a new post on IG, here's what she had ...

The Financial Times is cracking down on ad blocking with a metaphor - Digiday

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 16:28

Digiday

The Financial Times is cracking down on ad blocking with a metaphor
Digiday
The Financial Times has joined the ranks of publishers taking a more hard-nosed approach to ad blocking, albeit with a touch of humor in its method. Yesterday the publisher started blanking out words on its stories to readers who aren't subscribers.

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Jose Mourinho uses strange clothing metaphor to explain why Zlatan Ibrahimović is not on China tour - Irish Independent

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 14:33

Irish Independent

Jose Mourinho uses strange clothing metaphor to explain why Zlatan Ibrahimović is not on China tour
Irish Independent
Jose Mourinho uses strange clothing metaphor to explain why Zlatan Ibrahimović is not on China tour. Tom Rooney. Published 21/07/2016 | 12:33. 0 Comments; Share. Email. Zlatan Ibrahimovic poses with the Manchester United kit. Even when attempting to ...

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Abia and the metaphor of the fast lane - Vanguard

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:01

Abia and the metaphor of the fast lane
Vanguard
You know the fast lane: the extreme corner of the road where drivers throw caution to the wind and challenge the speedometer of their automobiles. The fast lane, beyond the expressway, is also a metaphor of action and behaviour. It has transformed into ...

In Trump-Cruz unity appeal, Speaker Paul Ryan's Longhorn-Aggie football metaphor backfires - Dallas Morning News

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:32

Dallas Morning News

In Trump-Cruz unity appeal, Speaker Paul Ryan's Longhorn-Aggie football metaphor backfires
Dallas Morning News
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks during the Texas delegate breakfast on the second day of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday in Cleveland. By Katie Leslie Follow @katieleslienews kleslie@dallasnews.com. Washington correspondent.
Paul Ryan booed at RNC after flopped Texas football analogyNew York Daily News

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