In the description of metaphor, the western Metaphor Theory is applied to the word “the wicker swaying in the wind is the lithe and graceful dance” and its allusion is transformed into linguistic phenomenon in the idiom, but it implies the more meaningful mental phenomena (Wang, 2011). The means of metaphor is used as the art teaching mode and it is expected that the art has the function of conveying thematic meaning and artistic conception by virtue of “metaphor” in rhetoric. This research adopted literature exploration method to discuss Metaphor Theory and rhetoric and applied questionnaire survey to analyze the effect of students in Art Department on metaphor-type creative teaching. The research objectives are shown as below: possibility to apply Conceptual Metaphor Theory to art teaching.1. To research Conceptual Metaphor Theory and analyze the possibility to apply Conceptual Metaphor theory to art teaching.2. To set up the teaching method where visual elements are converted into creation contents. 3. To apply the figures of speech of metaphor to develop art teaching mode having the metaphor effect. The method where visual elements are converted into creation contents is sought from the metaphor and combination skills and the combination contains the creation methods of concept formation, material expression and symbolic implication to construct the metaphor art form constituted by tenor, vehicle and comparative word. This innovative teaching method integrating metaphor and combination should have the innovative significance to art teaching and creation.
Yuan-Lung Yu, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Ming-Chang Wu, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Stream: Curriculum Design & Development
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