Publication details [#13234]

Honeck, Richard P. , Paul Riechmann and Robert R. Hoffman. 1975. Semantic memory for metaphor: The conceptual base hypothesis. Memory & Cognition 3 (4) : 409–415. 7 pp.
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New York: Springer Link


This paper investigates the role of metaphor in semantic memory. The authors examine how language speakers encode and use an extremely abstract and general form of a complex linguistic (proverb) input as well as a conceptual base.