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Deignan, Alice, Jeannette Littlemore and Elena Semino. 2013. Metaphor, Genre, and Recontextualization. Metaphor and Symbol 28 (1) : 41–59.
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This study draws on Linell's (2009) “recontextualization” typology to explore the re-usage of specific metaphors in three pairs of related texts, -each generated over a number of years, on the subjects of medicine, politics and the upbringing of children with particular needs-, in order to transmit new meanings and gyp new functions.