Abstract / Synopsis
Drawing from one of my recent sermons, I chart the path of mathaphor (metaphor drawn from mathematics) as a literary tool. Following a short history of the concept, I detail contemporary author Colum McCann’s significant use of a geometric term to unveil and encourage compassion.
Sarah Voss, "Mathaphor as a Literary Tool," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 13 Issue 1 (January 2023), pages 232-238. . Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol13/iss1/19