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Title: Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Language
Written By: Karen Sullivan
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/cal.14
Series Title: Constructional Approaches to Language 14
Description:

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
Semantics
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027204363
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ISBN-13: 9789027272409
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