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Metaphor is the gadgetry of language to construct a meaning that allows cognitive thought to disseminate perceptions with fresh idea.
Amitabh Ranjan Kanu
Gauripur, Dist. Dhubri, Assam, Northeast, India, Asia. World. 

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Doug - Goodreads

The year following my departure from graduate school, just across the lake at the Univ of Chicago press, an influential work of revolutionary thinking was published. (That is to say, 35 years ago ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

This is the third book in a row I've abandoned. Maybe I should get checked for Low T. I feel like I got the point of this book very early on... and in fact, I got the point of this book from Pagans in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Santiago Ortiz - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - Philip Ryan - Goodreads

The book on cognitive metaphor theory. Read full review

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User Review  - Sara M. Watson - Goodreads

Though it can be dry and a little philosophically argued, Lakoff and Johnson's conceptual metaphors work is instrumental for understanding our embodied and experiential understanding of the world. All ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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How metaphors structure our language, perception, thoughts. I absolutely love this stuff, so glad I finally got around to reading Lakoff. Read full review

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User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

How metaphors structure our language, perception, thoughts. I absolutely love this stuff, so glad I finally got around to reading Lakoff. Read full review

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User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

I will probably buy this book and read it again and browse through it from time to time. This is a new way (for me) of analyzing how we know what we know, and I am now fascinated by metaphor and how ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gary Bruff - Goodreads

This is a great book for introducing the complexity of language without getting overburdened with the imponderabilia of Syntactic or Semantic theory. Metaphors We Live By shows how a simple spatial ... Read full review

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