Fredy Neptune: Metonymy and the Incarnate Preposition


Discussion of the underlying ethics and poetics of Murray’s novel, including the concepts of “embodiment”, metonymy, metaphor, realism and elements of linguistic theory.

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Published 1 October 2001 in Volume 20 No. 2. Subjects: Narrative techniques, Les Murray.

Cite as: Lock, Charles. ‘Fredy Neptune: Metonymy and the Incarnate Preposition.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 2, 2001, doi: 10.20314/als.85dfaa3377.