Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Comm 440 Metaphor, Play, and Humor

How metaphor, play, humor, and other forms of ?non-serious? language and gesture contribute to the creation of meaning and sustaining of relationships in everyday social interactions. Topics vary from quarter to quarter, and may include: metaphor; playful communication; humor and irony; and narratives. May be repeated for undergraduate or graduate credit.




upper-division standing. Expected preparation: core communication courses (Comm 300, Comm 311, Comm 316, Comm 326), and Comm 336U - Metaphors in Communication
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