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Lai, Huei-ling and Yi-chen Chen. 2014. The influence of cultural universality and specificity on EFL learners' comprehension of metaphor and metonymy. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 24 (3) : 312–336.
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Discussing the impact of cultural generality and specificity on Taiwanese EFL learners' metaphor and metonymy understanding, this paper proposes to unite conceptual metaphors and metonymies so as to forcibly enhance EFL learners' abstract concept awareness.