Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language

Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language

eBook - 2013
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Frames and constructions in metaphoric language shows how linguistic metaphor piggybacks on certain patterns of constructional meaning that have already been identified and studied in non-metaphoric language. Recognition of these shared semantic structures, and comparison of their roles in metaphoric and non-metaphoric constructions, make it possible to apply findings from Frame Semantics, Cognitive Grammar and Construction Grammar to understand how conceptual metaphor surfaces in language.
Publisher: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013
ISBN: 9781283970853
1283970856
9789027272409
9027272409
9027204365
9789027204363
Characteristics: 1 online resource (192 pages)

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