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figure of speech
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense; e.g., metaphors, similes, and hyperbole
  • Sometimes, when thinking about this, I thought that the idea that one person's mind is accessible to another's is just a conversational illusion, just a figure of speech, an assumption that makes some kind of exchange between basically alien creatures seem plausible, and that really the relationship of one person to another is ultimately unknowable.
    Part 3 (80% in)

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