The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

10. The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader - Vyvyan Evans

George Lakoff
University of California, Berkeley
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In this essay, the author discusses three kinds of generalizations that leas to the identification of conceptual metaphor. Generalizations over polysemous words, generalizations over the patterns of inference of such polysemous words in their different contexts and generalizations over conventional and novel metaphors.

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Lakoff, George . 10. The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor. The Cognitive Linguistics Reader. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 267-315 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845531102. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=31552. Date accessed: 17 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31552. Nov 2007

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