TITLE

Chapter 4: Margaret Laurence: Aspects of Metaphoric Mapping in Narrative

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Selected Essays in English Literatures: British & Canadian;2002, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The chapter focuses on the aspects of metaphoric mapping in narrative as illustrated in the major works of author Margaret Laurence. It comments on the concept of mapping by Aritha van Herk as indicated in her article Mapping as Metaphor, published in 1982. It analyzes her story The Loons in A Bird in the House, and brief description of the plot elements and the characters of her story is presented. The Loon-metaphor is then extended to her closing paragraphs of Man of Our People.
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19326432

 

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