Processing Metonymy and Metaphor

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provides good answers to the expectations it title raisesthe book provides far more than just an approach for processing two tropes: the whole methods gives a way to distinguish diifferent tropes and literal language, to process meaning representations, and to resolve lexical ambiguity. —Computational Linguistics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567502329
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/16/1997
  • Series: Artificial Intelligence Series
  • Pages: 514
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 What Is Non-Literal Language? 23
Ch. 3 What Are Metaphor and Metonymy? 45
Ch. 4 Language Model, Collative Semantics and meta5 Program 113
Ch. 5 The Representation of Lexical Ambiguity 131
Ch. 6 The Discrimination of Semantic Relations 147
Ch. 7 The Representation of Semantic Relations 199
Ch. 8 The Resolution of Lexical Ambiguity 209
Ch. 9 Processing Issues 223
Ch. 10 Extensions 239
Ch. 11 Related Work 263
Ch. 12 Discussion and Conclusions 343
References 405
App. A Metaphor Examples with Types 437
App. B Metaphor Types with Examples 447
App. C Metonymy Examples with Types 461
App. D Metonymy Types with Examples 471
Author Index 481
Subject Index 487
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