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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:
9783110199895
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
319
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

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

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