Metaphor: A Practical Introduction

Paperback | March 15, 2010

byZoltan Kovecses

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Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters -- on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor andemotion' -- along with new exercises, responses to criticism and recent developments in the field, and revised student exercises, tables, and figures.

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Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters -- on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor andemotion' -- along with new exercises, responses to ...

Zoltan Kovecses is Professor of Linguistics at Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 1.1 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Metaphor?2. Common Source and Target Domains3. Kinds of Metaphor4. Metaphor in Literature5. Nonlinguistic Realizations of Conceptual Metaphors6. The Basis of Metaphor7. The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Mappings8. Cognitive Models, Metaphors, and Embodiment9. Metaphorical Entailments10. The Scope of Metaphor11. Metaphor Systems12. Another Figure: Metonymy13. The Universality of Conceptual Metaphors14. Cultural Variation in Metaphor and Metonymy15. Metaphor, Metonymy, and Idioms16. Metaphor and Metonymy in the Study of Language17. Metaphors and Blends18. Metaphor in Discourse19. How Does All This Hang Together?GlossarySolutions to ExercisesReferencesGeneral IndexMetaphor and Metonymy Index