Browse by Author "Ortony, Andrew"

  • Ortony, Andrew; Turner, Terence J.; Larson-Shapiro, Nancy (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-05)
    This study examined cultural and instructional influences on the comprehension of figurative language by elementary school children in Harlem, New York. Specifically, it examined children's exposure to and participation ...

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  • Ortony, Andrew; Vondruska, Richard J.; Foss, Mark A. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-03)
    Models of similarity have traditionally assumed that the similarity relation is symmetrical. However, when reversed, similarity statements frequently have different properties from those of the original. Previous attempts ...

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