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Analyzing Metaphor in Literature: With Examples from William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"

@article{Steen1999AnalyzingMI,
  title={Analyzing Metaphor in Literature: With Examples from William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"},
  author={Gerard Steen},
  journal={Poetics Today},
  year={1999},
  volume={20},
  pages={499 - 522}
}
  • G. Steen
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Sociology
  • Poetics Today
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