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Metaphors Dead And Alive Sleeping And Waking

Pub Date : 2009-10-15 | Author : Cornelia Müller | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226548265
ISBN 13 : 0226548260

Traditional thinking on metaphors has divided them into two camps: dead and alive. Conventional expressions from everyday language are classified as dead, while much rarer novel or..

Metaphor And Gesture

Pub Date : 2008-06-04 | Author : Alan Cienki | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789027290809
ISBN 13 : 9027290806

This volume is the first to offer an overview on metaphor and gesture — a new multi-disciplinary area of research. Scholars of metaphor have been paying increasing attention to s..

Cinematic Metaphor

Pub Date : 2018-10-08 | Author : Cornelia Müller | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9783110580785
ISBN 13 : 3110580780

Metaphors in audiovisual media receive increasing attention from film and communication studies as well as from linguistics and multimodal metaphor research. The specific media cha..

Mixing Metaphor

Pub Date : 2016-03-18 | Author : Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9789027267504
ISBN 13 : 9027267502

Mixing metaphors in speech, writing, and even gesture, is traditionally viewed as a sign of inconsistency in thought and language. Despite the prominence of mixed metaphors, there ..

Beyond Cognitive Metaphor Theory

Pub Date : 2012-03-29 | Author : Monika Fludernik | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136717659
ISBN 13 : 113671765X

In this innovative collection, an international group of scholars come together to discuss literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor theory. The volume's goals are three-fold. The ..

Metonymy

Pub Date : 2015-01-29 | Author : Jeannette Littlemore | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316240144
ISBN 13 : 1316240142

'Metonymy' is a type of figurative language used in everyday conversation, a form of shorthand that allows us to use our shared knowledge to communicate with fewer words than we wo..

Do Metaphors Dream Of Literal Sleep

Pub Date : 2011-01-15 | Author : Seo-Young Chu | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674059221
ISBN 13 : 0674059220

Chu argues that science fiction’s dual status as both narrative and lyric art form permits the representation of objects that are otherwise difficult or impossible to describe-- ..