Metaphor And Iconicity

Metaphor And Iconicity

by Masako K. Hiraga
     
 

Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional forms, and

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Overview

Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional forms, and other grammatical structures in ordinary discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403933454
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
• PART ONE: FRAMEWORK
• Introduction
• Methodological Framework
• PART TWO: ANALYSES
• Manifestations of Metaphor-Icon Links: Prototypical Examples
• Vision as Meaning
• Sound as Meaning
• PART THREE: FURTHER ISSUES The Interplay of Metaphor and Iconicity in Grammar and Discourse
• Iconicity and Written Language
• Conclusions
• Notes
• References
• Index

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