Interdisciplinary Studies Metaphor


For this homework I want you to create metaphors for the abstract concept of "Liberal/Interdisciplinary Studies."

The purpose of this assignment is to give you

  1. practice using metaphors/analogy to communicate with others

  2. a useful metaphor to explain to friends/family/other students what the heck it is you are doing in this class and/or in your major

These are the characteristics discussed in class of an effective metaphor:

You will use these elements to construct your own effective metaphor for interdisciplinary studies as well as an ineffective, poor metaphor for interdisciplinary studies.

Your response should include the following: