Metaphor: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

Metaphor: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

by Zoltan Kovecses, Zolt N. K. Vecses
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195145119

ISBN-13: 9780195145113

Pub. Date: 01/24/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters--on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor and emotion' --along with new exercises, responses to criticism and

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Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters--on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor and emotion' --along with new exercises, responses to criticism and recent developments in the field, and revised student exercises, tables, and figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195145113
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/24/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Metaphor?
2. Common Source and Target Domains
3. Kinds of Metaphor
4. Metaphor in Literature
5. Nonlinguistic Realizations of Conceptual Metaphors
6. The Basis of Metaphor
7. The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Mappings
8. Cognitive Models, Metaphors, and Embodiment
9. Metaphorical Entailments
10. The Scope of Metaphor
11. Metaphor Systems
12. Another Figure: Metonymy
13. The Universality of Conceptual Metaphors
14. Cultural Variation in Metaphor and Metonymy
15. Metaphor, Metonymy, and Idioms
16. Metaphor and Metonymy in the Study of Language
17. Metaphors and Blends
18. Metaphor in Discourse
19. How Does This Hang Together
Glossary
Solutions to Exercises
References
General Index
Metaphor and Metonymy

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