Critical Thinking and Language Paper

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This is an overview on how metaphors play a complex part of our lives. Throughout this paper I will discuss how metaphors can actually describe an event and make it sound more captivating than it really is by simply using a different variety of words. Time after time we hear metaphors and/or folklore to help us put in perspective things which are not explainable. We shall set out on a quest to explore the world of metaphors. How do they propel us on the paths of our journeys of everyday life? Throughout ancient times, the unknown has required our curiosity of thought, and assigning items in analytic harmony to help ease the fears the world has to put forth upon the mind. Also contemplating upon the diversity of language in the role, it plays inside of the critical thinking process. The empowerment of language is only limited, to the expression of our cerebrations experienced throughout the vast journey of life.

During our 13-year marriage, my husband and I have been fortunate enough to vacation two times in a beautiful country known as Spain. We actually lived on a shore based city known as Calpe. The city of Calpe so far has been one of our favorite vacation spots. The city of Calpe holds a special place in my heart, because of the one-on-one time I was able to spend with my husband. We enjoy the breathtaking scenery and the tranquil sunsets. The highlight of our trips has been the boat rides. The boat is the only way to see some of the city's awesome waterfalls and other secluded places. The ride can be a little hair raising when it is windy and the waters are not calm. One of Calpe's most enjoyable attractions is the shore rock, this...