Metaphor: A Practical Introduction
Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters--on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor and emotion' --along with new exercises, responses to criticism and recent developments in the field, and revised student exercises, tables, and figures.
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The Scope of Metaphor
The Universality of Conceptual Metaphors
Metaphor and Metonymy in the Study of Language
How Does All This Hang Together?
Solutions to Exercises
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abstract complex systems abstract concepts ACTION anger ANIMAL argument aspects behavior blended space body BUILDING CAPTIVE ANIMAL Chagga chapter characterized Cobuild cognitive linguistic view cognitive models coherent conceptual blending conceptual domain conceptual metaphor theory conceptual metonymies conceptual system CONTAINER metaphor conventionalized corpus linguistic correlations in experience corresponding cultural discourse discussed elements emotion concepts English entity Event Structure metaphor everyday Fauconnier fire Forceville generic-level George Lakoff Gibbs Grim Reaper happiness heat HOT FLUID human Idealized cognitive models idioms image-schemas intensity involves JOURNEY kind Kövecses language large number linguistic metaphors main meaning focus mappings metaphor and metonymy metaphorical entailments metaphorical expressions metaphorical linguistic expressions metonymic relationships MOTION motivation Mouton de Gruyter one’s particular physical plants political polysemy primary metaphors Raymond Gibbs romantic love sense sentence similarity social source and target source domain speakers target concepts target domains things understanding verbs view of metaphor Wolof words Zulu