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LINGUIST List 23.4092

Tue Oct 02 2012

TOC: Metaphor and the Social World 2/1 (2012)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Oct-2012
From: Karin Plijnaar <karinbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Metaphor and the Social World Vol. 2, No. 1 (2012)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Metaphor and the Social World
Volume Number: 2
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2012

Main Text:

2012. iii, 129 pp.

Table of Contents


Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’
Jonathan Charteris-Black

The life of the green shoots metaphor in the Spanish media
Maria Dolores Porto Requejo

A journey towards employment: Metaphorical representations of social welfare in New Zealand
Jay Michael Woodhams

The Greek state and the plaster cast: From the Greek military junta of 21 April 1967 to the IMF and EU’s rescue mechanism
Villy Tsakona

The wolf — an evil and ever-hungry beast or a nasty thief?: Conventional Inari Saami metaphors and widespread idioms in contrast
Anna Idström and Elisabeth Piirainen


How linguists manipulate metaphors
Tina Krennmayr

Book Review

Philip, G. (2011). Colouring Meaning: Collocation and Connotation in Figurative Language. [Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 43].
Reviewed by Alena V. Anishchanka and Weiwei Zhang 121–129

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern (ell)
                            Sami, Inari (smn)
                            Spanish (spa)

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