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Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Michael Mena - Goodreads

Very interesting book and introduction to metaphor theory! Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Jason Cantrell - Goodreads

I was assigned to read about 75% of this book for a class at Rowan University (only 75% because the professor assigned the chapters he felt were most relevant to our specific course requirements). It ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Santiago Ortiz - Goodreads

metaphors do not decorate language, they structure it. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Micah Neely - Goodreads

I've read parts of this several times, but I think I just finished my first complete linear reading! MWLB is an important book because it begins to explore the important question of how meaning can be ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

The one book in college where the discussion made me doubt my existence for about 5 minutes. Very concerning. Good read. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Kars - Goodreads

My only regret is that I did not read this book earlier. It is of great value for two reasons: one, its sophisticated account of how conceptual metaphor is foundational to human cognition, and two ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Andrew Gillies - Goodreads

Fantastic book for advanced level language learners like interpreters. Fascinating for native speakers. The most famous example from this book is "time is money". In English we use the same metaphor for both - spend it, waste it, save it, etc etc. This is not the case in all languages. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Greg Linster - Goodreads

This is an excellent book that changed the way I think about the metaphors I live by. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Bayo - Goodreads

Very insightful book. It really shows how we can study the use of metaphors in our language to help understand how we experience and function within our environments. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Susan Merrell - Goodreads

Such an important book, and one that still holds up decades after its original publication. The idea that abstract thought is largely metaphorical, and that we can't really have abstract thoughts ... Read full review


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