Publication details [#65902]
Yu, Ning and Jie Huang. 2019. Primary Metaphors across Languages: Difficulty as Weight and Solidity. Metaphor and Symbol 34 (2) : 111–126.
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This is a linguistic inquiry of two primary metaphors with the same target concept, “DIFFICULTY IS WEIGHT” and “DIFFICULTY IS SOLIDITY,” in English and Chinese. The inquiry elucidates the reciprocity between language and thought.