Metaphor: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

Metaphor: A Practical Introduction / Edition 1

by Zoltan Kovecses, Zolt N. K. Vecses
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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

1What Is Metaphor?3
2Common Source and Target Domains15
3Kinds of Metaphor29
4Metaphor in Literature43
5Nonlinguistic Realizations of Conceptual Metaphors57
6The Basis of Metaphor67
7The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Mappings79
8Metaphorical Entailments93
9The Scope of Metaphor107
10Metaphor Systems121
11Another Figure: Metonymy143
12The Universality of Conceptual Metaphors163
13Cultural Variation in Metaphor and Metonymy183
14Metaphor, Metonymy, and Idioms199
15Metaphor and Metonymy in the Study of Language213
16Metaphors and Blends227
17How Does All This Hang Together?239
Glossary247
Solutions to Exercises255
References267
General Index277
Metaphor and Metonymy Index281

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