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Hobbs, Jerry R. 1983. Metaphor interpretation as selective inferencing: Cognitive processes in understanding metaphor, part 1. Empirical Study of the Arts 1 (1) : 17–34.
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The importance of spatial and other metaphors is demonstrated. An approach to interpreting metaphor in a computational framework is described, and two examples of metaphor are examined in detail.