Metaphor And Metonymy In Comparison And Contrast by René DirvenMetaphor And Metonymy In Comparison And Contrast by René Dirven

Metaphor And Metonymy In Comparison And Contrast

EditorRené Dirven

Paperback | July 17, 2003

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The book elaborates one of Roman Jakobson's many brilliant ideas, i.e. his insight that the two cognitive strategies of the metaphoric and the metonymic are the end-points on a continuum of conceptualization processes. This elaboration is achieved on the background of Lakoff and Johnson's twodomain approach, i.e. the mapping of a source onto a target domain of conceptualization. Further approaches dwell on different stretches of this metaphor-metonymy continuum. Still other papers probe into the specialized conceptual division of labor associated with both modes of thought. Two new breakthroughs in the cognitive linguistics approach to metaphor and metonymy have recently been developed: one is the three-domain approach, which concentrates on the new blends that become possible after the integration or the blending of source and target domain elements; the other is the approach in terms of primary scenes and subscenes which often determine the way source and target domains interact.
Title:Metaphor And Metonymy In Comparison And ContrastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:622 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.25 inPublished:July 17, 2003Publisher:Verlag Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3110173743

ISBN - 13:9783110173741

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