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Title: Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language
Written By: Karen Sullivan
Series Title: Constructional Approaches to Language 14

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.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027204363
Prices: U.S. $ 135.00
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027272409
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