Summary Of Love's Vocabulary By Diane Ackerman

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In the essay, Love’s Vocabulary, Diane Ackerman uses an analogy to describe a batik to support her ideas about love not being monotone or uniform. In the analogy, Ackerman explains how a batik can represent love by claiming, “Like a batik created from many emotional colors, it is fabric whose pattern and brightness may vary.” This demonstrates how the analogy supports the perspective of Ackerman. Ackerman uses an analogy since the analogy is more descriptive and is more supportive of the ideas she has. The figurative language compares the idea of love not being monotone or uniform to the batik. An analogy is the best word to describe the figurative language since the language contains a simile that is justified to show how a batik is like

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