But already the economic crisis has brought out the metaphorist
in just about everyone: it's a tsunami (perhaps because, unlike hurricanes, tsunamis do not hit the coastal U.
But with John Prescott, left, retiring shortly, it's great that Wales now appears to have a mixed metaphorist
of its own ready to take up his mantle.
Wayne Booth offers the following assertion on receptivity to metaphor: "To understand a metaphor is by its very nature to decide whether to join the metaphorist
or reject [him or her], and that is simultaneously to decide either to be shaped in the shape [his or her] metaphor requires or to resist" (65).
Bill must be the most astonishing and delightful and heartbreaking metaphorist
in all of fiction and philosophy, and most of poetry, too.
Lewis may have been a metaphorist
all along, and his visual reach was probably strengthened by his own racial struggles.
Surendran the metaphorist
can be very good, strikingly original even when dealing with such commonplaces as the relationship of nightmares to waking up and how we see the world.