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Metaphor: A Practical Introduction

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This clear and lucid primer fills an important need by providing a comprehensive account of the many new developments in the study of metaphor over the last twenty years and their impact on our understanding of language, culture, and the mind. Beginning with Lakoff and Johnson's seminal work in Metaphors We Live By, Kovecses outlines the development of "the cognitive linguistic theory of metaphor" by explaining key ideas on metaphor. He also explores primary metaphor, metaphor systems, the "invariance principle," mental ...

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Metaphor: A Practical Introduction
2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195374940

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Metaphor: A Practical Introduction
2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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Metaphor: A Practical Introduction
2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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