Publication details [#53365]

Halverson, Sandra L. and Jan Oskar Engene. 2010. Domains and Dimensions in Metonymy: A Corpus-Based Study of Schengen and Maastricht. Metaphor and Symbol 25 (1) : 1–18.
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This study uses a prototype account of metonymy, covering both domains and dimensions, to examine the placenames Schengen and Maastricht in Norwegian newspaper corpora, and in particular to make assumptions about metonymic development, indeterminacy, and chaining.