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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Arts (MA)
Department / School
Communication Studies and Theatre
The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent Garrison Keillor uses the metaphor in the four monologues selected. More specifically answers to the following questions were sought: 1. What, if any, experiences in Keillor's life and/or career influenced the creation of the selected monologues? 2. To what extent does Keillor utilize the metaphor in the four selected monologues? 3. To what extent are the metaphors dependent upon contextual qualifiers? 4. To what extent are the metaphors dependent upon communal qualifiers? 5. To what extent are the metaphors dependent upon private qualifiers? 6. To what extent are the metaphors dependent upon archetypal qualifiers? 7. What, if any, relationship exists between Keillor, his audience, and his words?
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Keillor, Garrison -- Language
Keillor, Garrison -- Criticism and interpretation
South Dakota State University
Murray-Roybal, Eileen, "An Analysis of the Metaphorical Qualifiers in Garrison Keillor's News From Lake Wobegon" (1993). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 6013.