009 How are concepts and metaphors used to teach here at  GISLA

009 How are concepts and metaphors used to teach here at GISLA


noun met·​a·​phor | \ ˈme-tə-ˌfȯr also -fər\

Definition of metaphor

1 : a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money) broadly : figurative language — compare simile 2 : an object, activity, or idea treated as a metaphor : symbol sense 2

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso

“I am the good shepherd, … and I lay down my life for the sheep.” The Bible, John 10:14-15

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.” Albert Einstein

“Chaos is a friend of mine.” Bob Dylan

“All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.” Khalil Gibran

“If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.” Mother Teresa


noun con·​cept | \ ˈkän-ˌsept \

Definition of concept

 (Entry 1 of 2) 1 : something conceived in the mind : thought, notion 2 : an abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances the basic concepts of psychology the concept of gravity


Definition of concept (Entry 2 of 2) 1 : organized around a main idea or theme a concept album 2 : created to illustrate a concept a concept car

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