Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads: A Cognitive Perspective

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Antonio Barcelona
Mouton de Gruyter, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 356 pages
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Written by some of the best known specialists, this collection of articles investigates in great detail a number of metaphorically and/or metonymically structured conceptual and linguistic domains and discusses in new, provocative ways the nature of these cognitive-linguistic mechanisms, their operation, and their interaction.

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Contents

Introduction The cognitive theory of metaphor and metonymy 1
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Interaction between metaphoric
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The scope of metaphor
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