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Nie, Yaning. 2001. Transliterated title not available (The center-edge: Image schema of 'beyond'). Journal of French Language Studies 142 (2) : 36–38. 3 pp.
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Having image schema as a focus, from the aspect of cognitive linguistics, this article discusses the cognitive processes in building conceptual metaphorical meanings from some spatial words. By considering conceptual metaphorical meanings of the word 'beyond', it is argued that image schema is the path to spatial conceptual metaphorical meanings and similarity is the cognitive basis to build those meanings. Functions of human body experience and cognitive processes in building abstract meaning are delineated. (LLBA 2001, vol. 35, n. 4)