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Metaphor A Practical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0195145119

ISBN-13: 9780195145113

Edition: 2001

Authors: Zolt�n K�vecses

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This accessible primer provides a comprehensive account of the many developments in the study of metaphor over the last 20 years of the 20th century, and their impact on our understanding of language, culture, and the mind.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

What Is Metaphor?
Common Source and Target Domains
Kinds of Metaphor
Metaphor in Literature
Nonlinguistic Realizations of Conceptual Metaphors
The Basis of Metaphor
The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Mappings
Metaphorical Entailments
The Scope of Metaphor
Metaphor Systems
Another Figure: Metonymy
The Universality of Conceptual Metaphors
Cultural Variation in Metaphor and Metonymy
Metaphor, Metonymy, and Idioms
Metaphor and Metonymy in the Study of Language
Metaphors and Blends
How Does All This Hang Together?
Solutions to Exercises
General Index
Metaphor and Metonymy Index