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Cacciari, Cristina. 1999. La metafora: un ponte fra il linguaggio e l'esperienza percettiva. Saratov University Journal 34 (2) : 159–166. 8 pp.
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Many metaphors use the expressive properties of events and surroundings for giving names to mental representations otherwise difficult to show linguistically. The aim of this paper is to discuss a viewpoint according to which literal language is fundamentally inadequate to describe the abstract world. (Sabine De Knop)