Asked • 09/14/21

What’s the difference between “借喻” and ”借代”?

As we know, “借喻” (metonymy) is a kind of analogy while “借代” (synecdoche) is not. They look very alike in most cases, but they are different rhetoric. In the following sentence, is “借喻” or “借代” used? 黑帽子一言不发,把趴在桌子睡觉的懒虫拉了起来。Can you tell me?

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Chan Yu K. answered • 09/15/21

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