The Ubiquity of Metaphor
Metaphor in language and thought
This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics. The first part of the volume deals with metaphor and the system of language. The second part offers papers on metaphor and language use. In the third part psychological and psycholinguistic aspects of metaphor are discussed.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 29] 1985. iii, 628 pp.
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Table of Contents
IntroductionRené Dirven and Wolf Paprotté | p. vii
Part 1. Metaphor and the system of languages
Semiotic aspects of metaphorWinfried Nöth | p. 1
“Conventional” and “dead” metaphors revisitedElizabeth Closs Traugott | p. 17
Towards an explanatory theory of metaphorPeter Mühlhäusler | p. 57
Metaphor as a basic means for extending the lexiconRené Dirven | p. 85
polysemy, tropes and cognition or the non-magrittian art of closing curtains whilst opening themRené Jongen | p. 121
Context dependence and metaphorPeter Bosch | p. 141
Part 2. Metaphor and language Use
Spatial metaphors underlying propositions of causalityGünter Radden | p. 177
Metaphoric processes in word formation. The case of prefixed verbsBrygida Rudzka-Ostyn | p. 209
Linguistic and extralinguistic aids for reconstruction and interpretation of metaphors in headlinesSabine De Knop | p. 243
Metaphors and their aptness in trade names for perfumesEmma Vorlat | p. 263
the translation of metaphorPeter Newmark | p. 295
Part 3. Metaphor and psycholinguistic processes
Some implications of metaphor for philosophy and psychology of scienceRobert R. Hoffman | p. 327
Representation in cognitive psychological theories of figurative languageRichard P. Honeck and Clare T. Kibler | p. 381
Metaphor and the first wordsWolf Paprotté | p. 425
A devlopmental analysis of metaphoric competence and readingJames D. Pickens, Marilyn R. Pollio and Howard R. Pollio | p. 481
Metaphoric productions and preferences in second language learnersAnna Trosbrog | p. 525
Metaphor production and comprehension in AphasiaFranz-Josef Stachowiak | p. 559
Visual imagery and metaphor in british sign languageBencie Woll | p. 601
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