Question and answer
What are extended metaphors?
Question
Asked 2/4/2013 9:00:38 AM
Updated 9/10/2016 1:08:45 AM
0 Answers/Comments
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Edited by yumdrea [9/10/2016 1:08:37 AM], Confirmed by yumdrea [9/10/2016 1:08:45 AM]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: What are extended metaphors?

Weegy: An extended metaphor, also known as a conceit or sustained metaphor, is when an author exploits a single metaphor or analogy at length through multiple linked vehicles, tenors, and grounds throughout a poem or story.
sujaysen|Points 3586|

User: What is a dead metaphor?

Question
Asked 2/4/2013 9:00:38 AM
Updated 9/10/2016 1:08:45 AM
0 Answers/Comments
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Edited by yumdrea [9/10/2016 1:08:37 AM], Confirmed by yumdrea [9/10/2016 1:08:45 AM]
New answers
Rating
3

A dead metaphor is traditionally defined as a figure of speech that has lost its force and imaginative effectiveness through frequent use.

Added 9/10/2016 1:00:01 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
What is a dead metaphor?
Weegy: A dead metaphor is a metaphor which has lost the original imagery of its meaning due to extensive, repetitive popular usage. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Updated 5 days ago|1/18/2019 1:57:38 AM
0 Answers/Comments
What is an apostrophe
Weegy: Use the apostrophe with contractions. The apostrophe is always placed at the spot where the letter(s) has been removed. Examples: don't, isn't, you're right or she's a great teacher. Use the apostrophe to show possession. [ Place the apostrophe before the s to show singular possession. Examples: one boy's hat, one woman's hat or one actress's hat. ] User: What are examples of an apostrophe Weegy: Use the apostrophe with contractions. The apostrophe is always placed at the spot where the letter(s) has been removed. Examples: don't, isn't, you're right or she's a great teacher. Use the apostrophe to show possession. [ Place the apostrophe before the s to show singular possession. Examples: one boy's hat, one woman's hat or one actress's hat. ] User: What are examples of metonymy Weegy: A metonymy is a figure of speech used in rhetoric in which a thing or concept is not called by its own name, but by the name of something intimately associated with that thing or concept. User: Examples of a metonymy Weegy: The answer is True. The use of the words "three suns" to mean "three days" is an example of metonymy. User: What is synecdoche Weegy: False User: what are examples of synecdoche Weegy: A figure of speech in which a part is used to represent the whole (for example, ABCs for alphabet) or the whole for a part ("England won the World Cup in 1966"). Synecdoche is often treated as a type of metonymy. [ Adjective: synecdochic or synecdochal. ] User: As you read book 1 of The Iliad, identify six significant events that occur (More)
Question
Updated 1/15/2014 11:27:31 AM
1 Answer/Comment
28,236,368
questions answered
GET
Answers.
GET THE APP.
weegy*
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart live experts.
Popular Conversations
Which one of the following choices is a reason to have good posture?
Weegy: Knees that extend backward too much is a reason to have good posture.
1/15/2019 11:06:43 AM| 7 Answers
During the flood recovery process, you should empty all containers ...
Weegy: yes to kill all the bacteria in the Container.
1/14/2019 12:57:41 AM| 6 Answers
Marine snow is
Weegy: In the deep ocean, "marine snow" refers to organic particulate matter that constantly falls from the upper ...
1/16/2019 10:26:31 AM| 4 Answers
In a Toulmin argument, support is composed of what?
Weegy: In a Toulmin argument, support is composed of DATA.
1/22/2019 11:36:48 AM| 2 Answers
What is meant by electronic configuration?
1/19/2019 4:11:04 AM| 2 Answers
S
L
Points 1206 [Total 1259] Ratings 6 Comments 1146 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 896 [Total 924] Ratings 1 Comments 886 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
R
P
R
P
R
R
R
R
P
R
P
P
Points 699 [Total 3399] Ratings 4 Comments 659 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 244 [Total 1045] Ratings 2 Comments 214 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 90 [Total 91] Ratings 1 Comments 60 Invitations 2 Online
S
Points 87 [Total 87] Ratings 0 Comments 87 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 79 [Total 81] Ratings 0 Comments 79 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 59 [Total 59] Ratings 0 Comments 49 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 52 [Total 52] Ratings 5 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
R
P
Points 13 [Total 1396] Ratings 0 Comments 13 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.