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Metaphor and Metonymy in Comparison and Contrast (Cognitive Linguistic Research) [Hardcover]

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The book elaborates one of Roman Jakobson's many brilliant ideas, i.e. his insight that the two cognitive strategies of the metaphoric and the metonymic are the end-points on a continuum of conceptualization processes. This elaboration is achieved on the background of Lakoff and Johnson's two-domain approach, i.e. the mapping of a source onto a target domain of conceptualization. Further approaches dwell on different stretches of this metaphor-metonymy continuum. Still other papers probe into the specialized conceptual division of labor associated with both modes of thought. Two new breakthroughs in the cognitive linguistics approach to metaphor and metonymy developed recently: one is the three-domain approach, which concentrates on the new blends that become possible after the integration or the blending of source and target domain elements; the other is the approach in terms of primary scenes and subscenes which often determine the way source and target domains interact.

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Pages   605
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.52" Width: 6.18" Height: 1.45"
Weight:   2.13 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 1, 2002
Publisher   Walter de Gruyter
ISBN  3110173735  
ISBN13  9783110173734  

Availability  86 units.
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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Roslyn M. Frank, University of Iowa, USA; Rene Dirven, University of Duisburg, Germany; Tom Ziemke, University of Skovde, Sweden; Enrique Bernardez, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain.

Rene Dirven has an academic affiliation as follows - Gerhard Mercator University, Duisburg Gerhard-Mercator University, Dui.

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