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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: 10th Issue of Metaphorik.de Available Online

Author: Martin Doering

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

FYI Body: Dear all,

We are happy to announce that the 10th issue of metaphorik.de
(www.metaphorik.de) is freely available online!

Table of contents



Fernando Balbachan: Killing Time: Metaphors and Their Implications in
Lexicon and Grammar

Vladimir Beliakov: La réalité russe à travers la métaphorisation des
discours médiatiques

Gill Philip: Connotative Meaning in English and Italian Colour-Word Metaphor

Mohamed Shokr Abdulmoneim: The Metaphorical Concept ''Life is a Journey''
in the Qur'an: a Cognitive-semantic Analysis

Ansgar Thiele: Schuss und Gegenschuss ist Krieg - Teil I Überlegungen zu
metaphorischen Prozessen im Film


Eva Gehring, 2004: Medienmetaphorik. Das Internet im Fokus seiner
räumlichen Metaphern, Berlin: dissertation.de, (Katja Hachenberg)

Best, Martin Döring

Dr Martin Döring
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D-21502 Geesthacht
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