Maria Dolores Porto

List of John Benjamins publications for which Maria Dolores Porto plays a role.

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Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Discourse studies | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Articles

Porto, Maria Dolores 2024 From conceptual to literary metaphors: A neuroaesthetics perspectiveCognitive Approaches to Mind, Language and Society: Theory and description, Serrano-Losada, Mario and Daniela Pettersson-Traba (eds.), pp. 35–51 | Article
It is generally agreed that literary metaphors are produced and interpreted by using the same strategies as more conventional, ordinary metaphorical expressions (George Lakoff & Mark Turner 1989; Zoltán Kövecses 2010). However, the aesthetic experience of reading metaphors in literature is a… read more
Romano, Manuela and Maria Dolores Porto 2016 Discourse, cognition and societyExploring Discourse Strategies in Social and Cognitive Interaction: Multimodal and cross-linguistic perspectives, Romano, Manuela and Maria Dolores Porto (eds.), pp. 1–17 | Article
Alonso, Isabel, Silvia Molina Plaza and Maria Dolores Porto 2015 Multimodal digital storytelling: Integrating information, emotion and social cognitionMultimodality and Cognitive Linguistics, Pinar Sanz, María Jesús (ed.), pp. 147–164 | Article
Digital stories are a very recent multimedia practice by which ordinary people construct short narratives on personal affairs combining voice, images and sometimes music. This paper contributes to the description of this new emergent genre from both a multimodal and a cognitive point of view, by… read more
Alonso, Isabel, Silvia Molina Plaza and Maria Dolores Porto 2013 Multimodal digital storytelling: Integrating information, emotion and social cognitionMultimodality and Cognitive Linguistics, Pinar Sanz, María Jesús (ed.), pp. 369–387 | Article
Digital stories are a very recent multimedia practice by which ordinary people construct short narratives on personal affairs combining voice, images and sometimes music. This paper contributes to the description of this new emergent genre from both a multimodal and a cognitive point of view, by… read more
The green shoots metaphor is quite recent, but not completely new in financial language. It has been used by economists for more than a decade to refer to the first signs of economic recovery after a recession and it can easily be analysed as a specification of the more general, abstract metaphors… read more
Porto, Maria Dolores 2007 Creative lexical categorization in a narrative fictionLexical Creativity, Texts and Contexts, Munat, Judith (ed.), pp. 213–236 | Article
Porto, Maria Dolores 2003 Del significado de la palabra a la interpretación del texto: ¿Qué es la magia?Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics: Volume 1, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José (ed.), pp. 119–135 | Article