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Littlemore, Jeannette, Bodo Winter, Paula Pérez Sobrino, David Houghton and Jinfang Shi. 2018. What makes a good metaphor? A cross-cultural study of computer-generated metaphor appreciation. Metaphor and Symbol 33 (2) : 101–122.
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Computers are now capable to automatically create metaphors. Some automatically created metaphors are better received than others. This paper displayed participants a set of “A is B” kind metaphors that were either created by humans or taken from the Twitter account “MetaphorIsMyBusiness” (@MetaphorMagnet), which is related to a wholly automated metaphor generator.