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Metaphor as Thought in Elias Canetti's «Masse und Macht»


David Scott

Contents: Development of a typology of metaphor, including metaphor as thought, conceptual metaphor, literary metaphor, and theory-constitutive metaphor - Comparison of «Verwandlung» and metaphor as thought - Discussion of conceptual metaphor - The structure of argument in Masse und Macht - The hunt as a central metaphor in Masse und Macht - Metaphors of the Crowd - Metaphors of the individual - Metaphors of Power - Masse und Macht as science.