The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought

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Wolf Paprotté, René Dirven
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1985 - Philosophy - 628 pages
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This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics. The first part of the volume deals with metaphor and the system of language. The second part offers papers on metaphor and language use. In the third part psychological and psycholinguistic aspects of metaphor are discussed.
 

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Contents

SEMIOTIC ASPECTS OF METAPHOR
1
CONVENTIONAL AND DEAD METAPHORS REVISITED
17
TOWARDS AN EXPLANATORY THEORY OF METAPHOR
57
METAPHOR AS A BASIC MEANS FOR EXTENDING THE LEXICON
85
POLYSEMY TROPES AND COGNITION OR THE NONMAGRITTIANART OF CLOSING CURTAINS WHILST OPENING THEM
121
CONTEXT DEPENDENCE AND METAPHOR
141
Metaphor and Language Use
177
SPATIAL METAPHORS UNDERLYING PREPOSITIONSOF CAUSALITY
177
THE TRANSLATION OF METAPHOR
295
Metaphor and Psycholinguistic Processes
327
SOME IMPLICATIONS OF METAPHOR FOR PHILOSOPHYAND PSYCHOLOGY OF SCIENCE
327
REPRESENTATION IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGICALTHEORIES OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
381
METAPHOR AND THE FIRST WORDS
425
A DEVELOPMENTAL ANALYSIS OF METAPHORIC COMPETENCE AND READING
481
METAPHORIC PRODUCTIONS AND PREFERENCES IN SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS
525
METAPHOR PRODUCTION AND COMPREHENSIONIN APHASIA
559

METAPHORIC PROCESSES IN WORD FORMATIONTHE CASE OF PREFIXED VERBS
209
LINGUISTIC AND EXTRALINGUISTIC AIDS FORRECONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION OF METAPHORS IN HEADLINES
243
METAPHORS AND THEIR APTNESS INTRADE NAMES FOR PERFUMES
263
VISUAL IMAGERY AND METAPHORIN BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE
601
The series Current Issues in Linguistic Theory
629
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