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L. David Ritchie, Communication faculty, presented two refereed papers at the annual conference of the Researching and Applying Metaphor conference in Cagliari, Italy, in June. The papers were "A Bright Blue ball - Brushed with Clouds or Parched, Scorched
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Posted: August 6, 2014

L. David Ritchie, Communication faculty, presented two refereed papers at the annual conference of the Researching and Applying Metaphor conference in Cagliari, Italy, in June. The papers were "A Bright Blue ball - Brushed with Clouds or Parched, Scorched, and Washed Qway. Obama’s Use of Contrasting Metaphors in Framing Climate Change" and "Born on Third Base: Stories, Simulations, and Metaphor Comprehension." He presented an invited paper, "Contextual Activation of Story Simulation in Metaphor Comprehension" at the post-conference workshop, Cognitive motivations of metaphor, also in Cagliari.