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TOC: Metaphor and the Social World 7 / 2 (2017)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 05-Dec-2017
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Metaphor and the Social World Vol. 7, No. 2 (2017)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Metaphor and the Social World
Volume Number: 7
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2017

Main Text:

2017. iii, 155 pp.

Table of Contents


The role of context in the formation of hejab ‘veiling’ metaphors in hejab billboards and posters in Iran
Mohsen Bakhtiar
Pages 159 – 189

Language is a ‘Beautiful Creature’, not an ‘Old Fridge’ : Direct metaphors as corrective framing devices
Ksenija Bogetić
Pages 190 – 212

Sports metaphors and women’s empowerment in the 2014 European election campaign in Romania
Diana-Luiza Dumitriu and Elena Negrea-Busuioc
Pages 213 – 234

From metaphor to allegory: The Japanese manga Afuganisu-tan
Vanessa Cornevin and Charles Forceville
Pages 235 – 251

Analysing metaphor in the family register through scripted sitcom conversations
Hanna Skorczynska Sznajder and Rosa Giménez-Moreno
Pages 252 – 269

The function of metaphor framing, deliberate or otherwise, in a social world
Paul Thibodeau
Pages 270 – 290


A note about meta-metaphors: Considering the theoretical implications of terms used to discuss metaphor
L. David Ritchie
Pages 291 – 299


Review of Musolff, A. & J. Zinken (2009/2015) Metaphor and Discourse
Reviewed by Robert Maslen
Pages 300 – 307

Review of Herrmann, J. B. & T. B. Sardinha, Eds. (2015) Metaphor in Specialist Discourse
Reviewed by Andreas Musolff
Pages 308 – 313

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Discourse Analysis

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