Saturday, July 17, 2010
Metaphors deprecated.
When one gains the insight into the limitations of metaphysics, "metaphor" as a normative conception also becomes untenable—that is to say that metaphor is the norm for our conception of the essence of language. Thus metaphor serves as a handy crutch in the interpretation of works of poetry and of artistic productions in general. The metaphorical exists only within metaphysics.

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