List of John Benjamins publications for which Manuela Romano plays a role.
Exploring Discourse Strategies in Social and Cognitive Interaction: Multimodal and cross-linguistic perspectives
Edited by Manuela Romano and Maria Dolores Porto
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 262] 2016. vi, 299 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Discourse studies | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
Are similes and metaphors interchangeable? A case study in opinion discourse Review of Cognitive Linguistics 15:1, pp. 1–332017
Since Aristotle, scholars have regarded similes and metaphors as equivalent figures of speech sharing very similar comprehension, interpretation and usage patterns. By analysing the use of similes in real discourse, the aim of this study is to show that these two analogical figures reflect… read more | Article
Discourse, cognition and society Exploring Discourse Strategies in Social and Cognitive Interaction: Multimodal and cross-linguistic perspectives, Romano, Manuela and Maria Dolores Porto (eds.), pp. 1–172016
Evaluation in emotion narratives Evaluation in Context, Thompson, Geoff † and Laura Alba-Juez (eds.), pp. 367–3862014
Narratives are cognitive means of organizing and constructing our experience in a particular way. In emotion narratives, narrators do more than report propositional information; they need to attract the listener’s empathy and understanding. By applying sociocognitive and functional models of… read more | Article
Situated-‘instant’ metaphors: Creativity in Spanish 15M slogans Metaphorical creativity across modes, Hidalgo-Downing, Laura and Blanca Kraljevic Mujic (eds.), pp. 240–2592013
This paper studies the metaphorical expressions created as slogans by the Spanish protesters who gathered spontaneously in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol Square on May 15th 2011 to demand economic equality and democracy. The metaphors analysed are situated and context-induced, as well as ‘instant’, as… read more | Article
Discourse markers, structure, and emotionality in oral narratives Narrative Inquiry 23:2, pp. 344–3702013
This paper presents a comparative analysis structure and frequency of discourse markers in two kinds of oral narratives: objective, emotionally neutral ones on the one side, and highly emotional, spontaneous ones on the other. The results prove that emotionality plays a crucial role in the… read more | Article