On a bright sunny morning,
Elmore suddenly spoke bravely!
AUTHOR Elmore Leonard is not gunning for metaphors in his witty advice on writing style.
Leonard’s bum rap on this may come from confusing the author’s dicta with another piece of counsel from George Orwell, the Master of the Metaphor.
“Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print,’’ Orwell wrote.
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