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Ibba, Maria. 1991. Metaphors we are healed by: On the use of metaphors in medical language. Em Tese : 603–612. 10 pp.
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The use of metaphors in various specific contexts can be challenging to the adult learner of a foreign language. Examples from the teaching of English are discussed. Theoretical issues regarding the nature of metaphor and its relationship to language and culture are outlined. (Copyright 1992, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.) (B. Annesser Murray in LLBA 1992, vol. 26, n. 4)