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Homework Help: metaphor and metonymy

Posted by billa on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 8:27am.

hy:)can someone help me?i really need to know the difference between metaphor and metonymy..can you give me an example?

http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor
Metaphor is defined and an example given at the top of this webpage; scroll down a bit to read about metonymy.

http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html
Scroll down to find the two terms.

http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/
Both terms are linked here, too.

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