The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning, and Cognition

The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning, and Cognition

by Andrea Tyler, Vyvyan Evans
     
 

Provides a comprehensive, theoretical analysis of the semantics of English prepositions.See more details below

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Provides a comprehensive, theoretical analysis of the semantics of English prepositions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521814300
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/05/2003
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. The nature of meaning; 2. Embodied meaning and spatial experience; 3. Towards a model of principled polysemy: spatial scenes and conceptualization; 4. The semantic network for over; 5. The vertical axis; 6. Spatial particles of orientation; 7. Bounded landmarks; 8. Conclusion; References; Index.

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