Mustafa Aksan

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mustafa Aksan plays a role.


Aksan, Yeşim and Mustafa Aksan 2012 Chapter 13. Armed with patience, suffering an emotion: The conceptualization of life, morality, and emotion in TurkishMetaphor in Use: Context, culture, and communication, MacArthur, Fiona, José Luis Oncins-Martínez, Manuel Sánchez-García and Ana M. Piquer-Píriz (eds.), pp. 285–308 | Chapter
This chapter examines the significance of two concepts for the target domains self and life in Turkish. More specifically, the Turkish words sabır ‘patience’ and çile ‘suffering’ are identified as source domains that structure not only emotion metaphors but also other target domains. We analyse… read more
Terms for the body parts head and feet appear in various conceptual metonymies and metaphors in Turkish. This chapter investigates the role of these body parts in the embodied conceptualization of social stratification in Turkish, exploiting the image schema of verticality (up-down). The head (up)… read more