List of John Benjamins publications for which Sarah Turner plays a role.
Literal or metaphorical? Conventional or creative? Contested metaphoricity in intense emotional experiences. Current challenges in metaphor research, Julich-Warpakowski, Nina and Paula Pérez Sobrino (eds.), pp. 37–582023.
Metaphor has long been considered a ‘way in’ to people’s experiences, with metaphor analysis being used to gain insights into a range of psychological and physiological phenomena. However, a number of challenges arise when analysing metaphor in such contexts. We reflect on the challenges we have… read more | Article
Pregnancy loss, encompassing miscarriage, stillbirth and termination for foetal abnormality, can be considered a particularly intense and unique form of bereavement, which engenders difficult or painful emotions. When people are talking about such emotions, they have been found to make extensive… read more | Article
The production of time-related metaphors by people who have experienced pregnancy loss. Producing Figurative Expression: Theoretical, experimental and practical perspectives, Barnden, John and Andrew Gargett (eds.), pp. 389–4182020.
In this chapter we focus on the ways in which people who have experienced pregnancy loss use metaphor to describe the experience, with a particular focus on time-related metaphor. The data come from an ESRC-funded study that investigates the ways in which people who have experienced bereavement… read more | Chapter
Applying metaphor analysis to academic literacy research: A critical review over 30 years. Metaphor and the Social World 8:2, pp. 286–3112018.
The article aims to provide a critical review of 23 studies that have used metaphor analysis to provide insight into academic literacy research over the past 30 years. It begins by summarising some of the key issues and trends that have been addressed using metaphor analysis, grouping these into… read more | Article
Review of Gonzálvez-García, Peña Cervel & Pérez Hernández (2013): Metaphor and Metonymy Revisited. Beyond the Contemporary Theory of Metaphor. Metaphor and the Social World 6:1, pp. 169–1752016.
Chapter 1. Clause and text organization in early East Slavic with reference to motion and position expressions. New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion, Hasko, Victoria and Renee Perelmutter (eds.), pp. 15–452010.
This article presents a pragmatic analysis of constituent order in clauses containing intransitive verbs of motion and position drawn from a range of early East Slavic sources. The influence of context on constituent order accounts only partially for the diversity of syntactic patterns attested,… read more | Article