thematic portion of the clause


Runway Clause

a: Thematic portion of the clause ~
b: the runway

What: "It is the point of departure. What this means is that the theme is the point beyond which the message in the clause properly takes off. If you like the airport metaphor, the thematic portion of the clause is like the runway."

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Oct 9 2013 1:22 PM

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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.