Graphs

Explore metaphors by faceted categories. Compare distributions below in a dynamic graph. Hovering over the graph reveals counts per year; clicking returns all the metaphors in selected category for a given year.

Select Type:
Government Metaphors, 1660 to 1799
1660 : 13 occurrences1661 : 4 occurrences1662 : 0 occurrence1663 : 0 occurrence1664 : 1 occurrence1665 : 3 occurrences1666 : 0 occurrence1667 : 11 occurrences1668 : 0 occurrence1669 : 0 occurrence1670 : 0 occurrence1671 : 1 occurrence1672 : 3 occurrences1673 : 0 occurrence1674 : 5 occurrences1675 : 4 occurrences1676 : 3 occurrences1677 : 1 occurrence1678 : 3 occurrences1679 : 5 occurrences1680 : 2 occurrences1681 : 4 occurrences1682 : 6 occurrences1683 : 3 occurrences1684 : 7 occurrences1685 : 5 occurrences1686 : 8 occurrences1687 : 7 occurrences1688 : 3 occurrences1689 : 4 occurrences1690 : 2 occurrences1691 : 11 occurrences1692 : 8 occurrences1693 : 9 occurrences1694 : 4 occurrences1695 : 6 occurrences1696 : 11 occurrences1697 : 7 occurrences1698 : 3 occurrences1699 : 6 occurrences1700 : 31 occurrences1701 : 7 occurrences1702 : 21 occurrences1703 : 15 occurrences1704 : 7 occurrences1705 : 16 occurrences1706 : 19 occurrences1707 : 6 occurrences1708 : 8 occurrences1709 : 15 occurrences1710 : 20 occurrences1711 : 13 occurrences1712 : 37 occurrences1713 : 11 occurrences1714 : 12 occurrences1715 : 9 occurrences1716 : 3 occurrences1717 : 14 occurrences1718 : 12 occurrences1719 : 12 occurrences1720 : 6 occurrences1721 : 4 occurrences1722 : 12 occurrences1723 : 23 occurrences1724 : 16 occurrences1725 : 10 occurrences1726 : 11 occurrences1727 : 11 occurrences1728 : 7 occurrences1729 : 13 occurrences1730 : 7 occurrences1731 : 11 occurrences1732 : 2 occurrences1733 : 3 occurrences1734 : 26 occurrences1735 : 17 occurrences1736 : 8 occurrences1737 : 8 occurrences1738 : 3 occurrences1739 : 36 occurrences1740 : 6 occurrences1741 : 16 occurrences1742 : 22 occurrences1743 : 19 occurrences1744 : 29 occurrences1745 : 21 occurrences1746 : 14 occurrences1747 : 18 occurrences1748 : 29 occurrences1749 : 15 occurrences1750 : 9 occurrences1751 : 27 occurrences1752 : 13 occurrences1753 : 19 occurrences1754 : 14 occurrences1755 : 17 occurrences1756 : 38 occurrences1757 : 15 occurrences1758 : 2 occurrences1759 : 22 occurrences1760 : 14 occurrences1761 : 26 occurrences1762 : 47 occurrences1763 : 13 occurrences1764 : 18 occurrences1765 : 17 occurrences1766 : 10 occurrences1767 : 16 occurrences1768 : 6 occurrences1769 : 9 occurrences1770 : 9 occurrences1771 : 3 occurrences1772 : 5 occurrences1773 : 22 occurrences1774 : 11 occurrences1775 : 5 occurrences1776 : 12 occurrences1777 : 10 occurrences1778 : 10 occurrences1779 : 3 occurrences1780 : 10 occurrences1781 : 9 occurrences1782 : 19 occurrences1783 : 8 occurrences1784 : 10 occurrences1785 : 9 occurrences1786 : 2 occurrences1787 : 8 occurrences1788 : 15 occurrences1789 : 16 occurrences1790 : 40 occurrences1791 : 5 occurrences1792 : 9 occurrences1793 : 13 occurrences1794 : 13 occurrences1795 : 4 occurrences1796 : 21 occurrences1797 : 8 occurrences1798 : 15 occurrences1799 : 11 occurrences
 

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.