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Zhang, Meigang. 2001. Transliterated title not available (On metaphorical compounds). Journal of French Language Studies 2(142) : 22–25. 4 pp.
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Language is a complex mosaic of cognitive and social communicative activities. Here, metaphorical compounds are considered from a cognitive-functional perspective, arguing that they are basically cognitive schemas of the same type that exist in other domains of cognition. These schemas may vary from simple and concrete to complex and abstract. Simile, metaphor, metonymy, and synecdoche have the same characteristic, i.e., metaphoric use. The characteristics and semantic roles on form, function, and position are discussed. (LLBA, Adapted from the source document, Accession Number 200108612, (c) CSA [2001]. All rights reserved.)