The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

8. Reconsidering Prepositional Polysemy Networks: The Case of OVER

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

Andrea Tyler
Georgetown University
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Vyvyan Evans [+-]
Bangor University
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Vyvyan Evans is Professor of Linguistics at Bangor University and author of numerous books relating to cognitive linguistics. These include How Words Mean, The Structure of Time, The Semantics of English Prepositions (with Andrea Tyler), Cognitive Linguistics (with Melanie Green), and A Glossary of Cognitive Linguistics.

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In this essay, the authors employ the model of Principled Polysemy in a re-analysis of the preposition 'over' , attempting to provide a methodologically constrained account of the semantics associated with the word.

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Tyler, Andrea; Evans, Vyvyan . 8. Reconsidering Prepositional Polysemy Networks: The Case of OVER. The Cognitive Linguistics Reader. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 186-237 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845531102. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=31550. Date accessed: 21 Sep 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31550. Nov 2007

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