Analogy And Metaphor Quizz

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In a broader sense of the word, analogy means any similarity between things that are otherwise unlike. As artists, we are interested in analogical thinking because it is an effective tool for stimulating the imagination. Developing analogies is a great way of expressing knowledge in one realm with examples from another realm. For example, many concepts in art can be explained by making comparisons to music.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Analogy
    • A. 

      Implies any similarity between things that are otherwise unlike

    • B. 

      Is a convenient way to make comparisons

    • C. 

      Uses information from one context and transfers it to another context to clarify or develop understandi

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Although different in scale and function, an ear of corn, a high rise building, and a contemporary sculpture share common design qualities that link them together. A similarity is made between the three objects using a…
    • A. 

      Structural Analogy

    • B. 

      Function Analogy

    • C. 

      Visual Analogy

    • D. 

      Paradoxical Analogy

  • 3. 
    Finding similarity between how the human nervous system works and the electrical wiring system of a radio transmitter and receiver, or comparing the working operations of one system to another is…
    • A. 

      Structural Analogy

    • B. 

      Function Analogy

    • C. 

      Visual Analogy

    • D. 

      Synaesthetic Analogy

  • 4. 
    In the landscape painting entitled Foghorns Arthur Dove visualizes sound in a graphic form (he is showing what the sound of foghorns look like).  He is making a sensory comparisons of an interdisciplinary nature, in other words the perceptions of touch, sound, vision, taste, or smell are transferred from one sensory mode to another, this is…
    • A. 

      Paradoxical Analogy

    • B. 

      Affective Analogy

    • C. 

      Synaesthetic Analogy

    • D. 

      Visual Analogy

  • 5. 
    A _________ is not concerned merely with similar surface appearance but seeks similarity and comparisons in design logic or engineering systems.  For example an apartment building is similar to a bee’s hive.
    • A. 

      Structural Analogy

    • B. 

      Function Analogy

    • C. 

      Visual Ana

    • D. 

      Paradoxical Analogy

  • 6. 
    Illogical combinations of words or images are strange and contradictory and evoke confused emotional responses.  When things not normally together find themselves together in paintings or phrases, for example ‘the living dead’ or ‘organized confusion’ they are linked using…
    • A. 

      Function Analogy

    • B. 

      Visual Analogy

    • C. 

      Paradoxical Analogy

    • D. 

      Affective Analogy

  • 7. 
    _________ makes emotional resemblances such as when a bad person is portrayed as a snake
    • A. 

      Function Analogy

    • B. 

      Visual Analogy

    • C. 

      Paradoxical Analogy

    • D. 

      Affective Analogy

  • 8. 
    A _________ does not analyze or explain the idea it conveys; instead, it formulates a new concept for the imagination.  It is a figure of speech, based on some resemblance of a literal to an implied subject, or an idea expressed by language, which in turn functions as an expressive symbol.
    • A. 

      Riddle

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Meat Puppet

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 9. 
    Empathy is a sympathetic understanding of another person.  Empathic Projection is…
    • A. 

      Establishing a strong personal identification with an object.

    • B. 

      Projecting ones emotions on an object

    • C. 

      Relating yourself with your subject matter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Symbolic marks with lines and shapes that are entirely different from the original, in order to gain symbolic expression.
  • 11. 
    Highly accurate representations of the original subject
  • 12. 
    Stylized representation that retains recognizable aspects of the original subject
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