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Why is the grammatical metaphor so important?

The grammatical metaphor is being praised as the unsung hero of academic writing.

Vinh To, Lecturer in English Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of Tasmania, details four reasons why the grammatical metaphor is valuable in academic writing in an article published by The Conversation, Saying more with less: 4 ways grammatical metaphor improves academic writing.

The author reminds readers that when writing — or editing — in an academic setting, the aim is to communicate clearly and succinctly. The grammatical metaphor is a helpful tool that will aid in achieving this.


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