James Geary on Ted and the Power of Metaphor

Those little devils, metaphors.

http://www.ted.com/talks/james_geary_metaphorically_speaking.html

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Pioneer. Do you use it like Walt Whitman or Levi’s Jeans?

Do the images in this commercial make any sense to you once having re-read the poem? Did they even if you’ve never read the poem, or even heard of the poem? See the link below for a copy of Pioneer O Pioneer published in Leaves of Grass in 1900.

http://www.bartleby.com/142/153.html

What were they thinking?