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Understandably, he is very reluctant to walk through a fiery furnace. 35–6, 282). He needs to go through the fire because it is like the refinement of love that is needed before he can meet Beatrice in Paradise. That is, in terms of Dante’s career, while he already had love for Beatrice, as expressed in his love poem, the Vita Nuova, what can and 25 The Method of Metaphor does happen when that love is refined is that, while Beatrice is still his love, now that love inspires not mere love poems but the whole Divine Comedy.
The Method of Metaphor As such, there is an additional relevance for us of Sontag’s way of arguing. Assumption 1 amounts to a minor premise. Assumption 2 amounts to a major premise, so, in order to arrive at the negative judgment of metaphors, she is using the very tool we insisted should be replaced by metaphors, namely a syllogism. An issue to consider, then, is whether either her major or minor premise is any more factually sound than the ones considered in the Introduction. First, then, can it really be shown that there is a causal link between the presence and absence of disease fantasies and knowledge of a disease’s aetiology?
Bettelheim 1991: 50) Bettelheim is thinking of stories like ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in which a beast is magically changed into a handsome prince once Beauty comes to truly care for him. As distinct from when he offers his detailed analysis of this story later in the book, here Bettelheim eschews a Freudian interpretation. By discussing the kind of change that ‘Beauty and the Beast’ portrays in the same breath as the change that a child might experience in how a stranger can appear to him, Bettelheim does seem close to understanding that the story has invented a metaphor that helps to depict the nature of something that can happen in real life.