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Query:   Quantifying metaphors
Author:  k auty
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Ling & Literature

Summary:   I RECENTLY POSTED A QUERY ON THE LINGUIST LIST REGARDING THE
QUANTIFICATION AND CATEGORISATION OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. I WAS
PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN METAPHOR. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE
FOLLOWING PEOPLE FOR THEIR RESPONSES:

DANIEL CURRIE HALL
ANDRREW ROSTA
GEORGE ELGIN
SUZETTE HADEN ELGIN
TIM CLAUSNER
CARRASQUEL DEBUS

A LIST OF THE RECOMMENDED SOURCES REGARDING METAPHOR FOLLOWS:

URL -- WWW.UIA.ORG -- (FOR THE UNION OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS)

CLAUSNER, T.C., & CROFT, W. (1997).

LL Issue: 9.1475
Date Posted: 22-Oct-1998
Original Query: Read original query