Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum)

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Author: Andrea L. Weiss
Publisher: Brill
Genre: Linguistics
Pages: 264
Language: english
Year: 2006
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 9781435614697
Series: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 107
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

This study applies several linguistic approaches to the book of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative. The book begins with an exploration...