Paraskevi Thomou

List of John Benjamins publications for which Paraskevi Thomou plays a role.


The present study investigates the meaning construction emerging from figurative constructions involving ear and eye in Modern Greek. The study concerns authentic language data retrieved from a corpus search. Analysis takes into consideration the embodiment hypothesis, the development of chained… read more | Article
Drawing on Cognitive Linguistic theories of metaphor and metonymy, in this paper we deal with the interaction between metaphor and metonymy in non-idiomatic Greek expressions. Data from (self-compiled and electronic) corpora show that metonymy functions together with metaphor as a realization of… read more | Article