Michele Prandi's Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language PDF

By Michele Prandi

This cutting edge quantity presents a entire built-in account of the examine of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways that figures and specifically, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression within the fullest experience and in flip, how insights gleaned from their learn can give a contribution to the broader physique of linguistic learn. With a particular concentrate on metaphor and metonymy, the ebook deals a unified and systematic typology of linguistic figures, drawing on a couple of diversified techniques, together with either conventional and rising frameworks inside of cognitive linguistics in addition to syntactic idea, whereas additionally offering an exhaustive examine the original gains of various conceptual figures, together with metaphor, metonymy, oxymoron, and synecdoche. In its target of reconciling traditionally adversarial theoretical methods to the research of conflictual figures whereas additionally incorporating an intensive account of its exact kinds, this quantity should be crucial analyzing for researchers and students in cognitive linguistics, theoretical linguistics, philosophy of language, and literary studies.

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