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Wei, Zaijiang. 2019. Metonymic reference and metonymic thought — A cognitive study of the nicknames in the Outlaws of the Marsh. Foreign Language Research 2 : 38–42. 5 pp.
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One of the most typical features in the Outlaws of the Marsh is that 108 heroes each have their own nicknames which highlight the heroes' bravery, vividness, and gallantry, and simultaneously create a massive cultural image. This paper,based on the modern cognitive linguistic theories,within the framework of conceptual metonymy analyzes the cognitive features of the 108 nicknames to clarify the commonality of metonymic thought.