Corpus-Based Approaches to Metaphor and Metonymy

Corpus-Based Approaches to Metaphor and Metonymy

by Anatol Stefanowitsch
     
 

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The papers in this volume deal with the issue of how corpus data relate to the questions that cognitive linguists have typically investigated with respect to conceptual mappings. The authors investigate a wide range of issues - the coherence and function of particular metaphorical models, the interaction of form and meaning, the identification of source domains of

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The papers in this volume deal with the issue of how corpus data relate to the questions that cognitive linguists have typically investigated with respect to conceptual mappings. The authors investigate a wide range of issues - the coherence and function of particular metaphorical models, the interaction of form and meaning, the identification of source domains of metaphorical expressions, the relationship between metaphor and discourse, the priming of metaphors, and the historical development of metaphors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110198270
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
Mouton Select Series, #171
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Anatol Stefanowitsch, University of Bremen Bremen, Germany; Stefan Th. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

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