The Ubiquity of Metaphor

Metaphor in language and thought

ISBN 9789027235213 | EUR 189.00 | USD 284.00
ISBN 9789027286376 | EUR 189.00 | USD 284.00
This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics. The first part of the volume deals with metaphor and the system of language. The second part offers papers on metaphor and language use. In the third part psychological and psycholinguistic aspects of metaphor are discussed.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 29]  1985.  iii, 628 pp.
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Table of Contents
René Dirven † and Wolf Paprotté
Part 1. Metaphor and the system of languages
Semiotic aspects of metaphor
Winfried Nöth
“Conventional” and “dead” metaphors revisited
Elizabeth Closs Traugott
Towards an explanatory theory of metaphor
Peter Mühlhäusler
Metaphor as a basic means for extending the lexicon
René Dirven †
polysemy, tropes and cognition or the non-magrittian art of closing curtains whilst opening them
René Jongen
Context dependence and metaphor
Peter Bosch
Part 2. Metaphor and language Use
Spatial metaphors underlying propositions of causality
Günter Radden
Metaphoric processes in word formation. The case of prefixed verbs
Brygida Rudzka-Ostyn
Linguistic and extralinguistic aids for reconstruction and interpretation of metaphors in headlines
Sabine De Knop
Metaphors and their aptness in trade names for perfumes
Emma Vorlat
the translation of metaphor
Peter Newmark
Part 3. Metaphor and psycholinguistic processes
Some implications of metaphor for philosophy and psychology of science
Robert R. Hoffman
Representation in cognitive psychological theories of figurative language
Richard P. Honeck and Clare T. Kibler
Metaphor and the first words
Wolf Paprotté
A devlopmental analysis of metaphoric competence and reading
James D. Pickens, Marilyn R. Pollio and Howard R. Pollio
Metaphoric productions and preferences in second language learners
Anna Trosbrog
Metaphor production and comprehension in Aphasia
Franz-Josef Stachowiak
Visual imagery and metaphor in british sign language
Bencie Woll
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