Where metaphors come from : reconsidering context in metaphor /

'Where Metaphors Come From' argues that what is known as 'conceptual metaphor theory' has stood the test of time. At the same time, it also suggests that the view of metaphorical grounding as proposed in the book augments and refines conceptual metaphor theory according to which...

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Author / Creator:Kövecses, Zoltán, author.
Imprint:New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Metaphor.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Language and languages -- Discourse analysis.
Cognitive grammar.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
Cognitive grammar.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Metaphor.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11906895
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ISBN:9780190224875
0190224878
9780190224868
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO; viewed on December 18, 2014).
Summary:'Where Metaphors Come From' argues that what is known as 'conceptual metaphor theory' has stood the test of time. At the same time, it also suggests that the view of metaphorical grounding as proposed in the book augments and refines conceptual metaphor theory according to which conceptual metaphors are based on our bodily experience.
Other form:Print version: Kvvecses, Zoltan. Where Metaphors Come From : Reconsidering Context in Metaphor. Cary : Oxford University Press, ©2014 9780190224868