Metaphoric Expressiveness:Literal and Abstract Metaphors at National Museum of Australia
Zhi Wenjun Qin LeiABSTRACT The National Museum of Australia is a social history museum. It uses both literal and
architectural metaphors to create an襡motionally engaging?dialogue with its subjects. It is a building so complex, with so many qualities, so enigmatic, so personal yet so grandiose, socurious in all. However, it is regarded as a mirror for Australia.