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LINGUIST List 24.777

Tue Feb 12 2013

Books: Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language: Sullivan

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Feb-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language: Sullivan
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Title: Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language
Series Title: Constructional Approaches to Language 14
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/cal.14

Author: Karen Sullivan
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272409 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272409 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272409 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 76.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204363 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204363 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 76.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027204363 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Abstract:

Frames and constructions in metaphoric language shows how linguistic metaphor piggybacks on certain patterns of constructional meaning that have already been identified and studied in non-metaphoric language. Recognition of these shared semantic structures, and comparison of their roles in metaphoric and non-metaphoric constructions, make it possible to apply findings from Frame Semantics, Cognitive Grammar and Construction Grammar to understand how conceptual metaphor surfaces in language.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Semantics
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng)

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