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using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated

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gol 'flower', as a whole thing stands metonymically for its ornamenting function (ENTITY FOR FUNCTION).
The agentive participant is always the priest or a part of the priest's body, which is metonymically profiled.
Before the priest quotes what scripture says, he - with the use of semi-direct speech - enacts a real life example of members of Traditional Bukusu religion inviting fellow members to the event of Traditional Public Comforting (referred to metonymically using the noun lisielo 'skin').
Again the beer origin metonymically represents its high quality.
Similarly, Greenberg presents his speaker as a figure who can see "beyond the fog." In contrast, however, the speaker in Greenberg's text does not address his fellow soldiers, but watches in solitude, disconnected emotionally from the physical act of sight and imposing metonymically the creation of the horrific vision onto his eyes.
In an LSubject construction this process metonymically stands for a caused event in which a volitional agent uses an instrument of action.
(18) So here is my point: no-one is too female to be a plumber, doctor, astronaut or carpenter, or too male to be a housewife, nurse, teacher or care worker (http://lizterryblog.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/too-female-to-know-about-plumbing/) with references to aggression, ruthlessness, and different job types and social categories, the sentences in (16-18) metonymically encode aspects of a cultural WOMAN stereotype as referents of female.
This description is metonymically captured by the lunch pail, an image of an athlete as a blue-collar worker, a construction worker eating his lunch on the jobsite, never taking a true break from his work.
Central to these paintings' iconography is a visual language that metonymically indicates biological phenomena: the imagery of brain waves, neuron spike patterns, and heartbeats.
Snaith justifies this extensive editorial apparatus in her introduction when she argues that the novel forces us to "read metonymically" from detail to "larger social structure" (lv).
Lucia's Pitons, a distinguishing feature commonly deployed metonymically and figuring especially in the marketing of the island, shows an idyllic village nestled beneath the Pitons and the Soufriere Estate Diamond range.
This phenomenon is observed in all the works critiqued in Nash's publication by offering us a convincing analysis of the inter-connectedness of the variant fictional narratives and (fictional) Muslim identity constructions that thread, metonymically throughout the book's various chapters.