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Metaphor in discourse

Elena Semino

Metaphor in discourse

by Elena Semino

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphor

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElena Semino.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN228.M4 S38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16728984M
    ISBN 109780521867306
    LC Control Number2008014088

    Metaphor scholars used to debate over the “conceptual” or “linguistic” nature of metaphor. More recently, they have been considering whether metaphor is “embodied” or “discursive.” Despite the shift in focus implied by this terminological change, the divide between communication-oriented and cognition-oriented approaches to.   This edited volume examines how metaphors and related phenomena (metonymies, symbols, cultural models, stereotypes) lead to the discursive construal of a common element that brings the nation together. The central idea is that metaphor use must be questioned to lay bare the processes and the discursive power behind them. The chapters examine a range of contemporary and historical, .

    TY - JOUR. T1 - Metaphor, Nation and Discourse [book review] AU - Burgers, Christian. PY - Y1 - N2 - This is a book review of the following book:Metaphor, Nation and Discourse, Šarić Ljiljana, Stanojević Mateusz-Milan (Eds.), John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam (), pp., ISBN 90 9 (hardback) / 90 7 (e-book), €99 (hardback and e-book)Author: Christian Burgers. metaphors in congressional discourse Download metaphors in congressional discourse or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get metaphors in congressional discourse book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

    Far from being rhetorical ornaments, metaphors play a central role in public discourse, as they shape the structure of political categorisation and argumentation. Drawing on a very large bilingual corpus, this book, now in paperback, analyses the distribution of 'metaphor scenarios' in more. The contributors present a coherent collection of work on the functioning of metaphor in public discourse and related discourse areas from a broadly cognitive-linguistic background, providing a state-of-the-art overview of research on the discursive grounding of metaphor from a cognitive-linguistic perspective.


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Cited by: It is recommended for anyone interested in discourse analysis, and a valuable source for classes on comparative discourse analysis. The book should also be of interest to cognitive linguists working on metaphor. The author's corpus-based cognitive analysis constitutes a significant methodological contribution to the study of the dynamics of Format: Paperback.

The approaches taken include political science, international relations, cultural studies, and linguistics. All contributions feature discursive constructivist views of metaphor, with clear sociocultural grounding, and the notion of metaphor as a framing device in constructing various aspects of.

Far from being rhetorical ornaments, metaphors play a central role in public discourse, as they shape the structure of political categorisation and argumentation.

Drawing on a very large bilingual corpus, this book, now in paperback, analyses the distribution of 'metaphor scenarios' in more than a decade of public discourse on European integration, elucidating differences in UK and German attitudes and Cited by: This new study reconciles cognitive metaphor theory with Critical Discourse Analysis to offer a fresh approach to the study of metaphor.

In applying this framework to a substantial corpus of texts from business magazines, the author shows how metaphors of war, sports and evolutionary struggle are used to construct business as a masculinized social by: Metaphor in discourse book in Discourse by Elena Semino Book Resume: 'Metaphor' is the phenomenon whereby we talk and, potentially, think about something in terms of something else.

The contributors present a coherent collection of work on the functioning of metaphor in public discourse and related discourse areas from a broadly cognitive-linguistic background, providing a state-of-the-art overview of research on the discursive grounding of metaphor. 1 Introduction: studying metaphor in discourse Some preliminaries Let me begin by reflecting on the title of this book, Metaphor in Discourse.

By ‘metaphor’ I mean the phenomenon whereby we talk and, potentially, think about something in terms of something else. For example, in the expressionFile Size: KB. All contributions feature discursive constructivist views of metaphor, with clear sociocultural grounding, and the notion of metaphor as a framing device in constructing various aspects of nations and national : This book will appeal to a broad readership in linguistics, sociological studies, cognitive sciences, crisis studies as well as language and communication researchers and practitioners.

[ Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, 87] Expected July Pages: Semino, E. () Metaphor in Discourse, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ‘Metaphor in Educational Discourse is a superb piece of applied linguistics research that integrates Vygotsky's theory of concepts with current work on metaphor into a coherent framework for investigating how teachers and learners negotiate figurative language in order to promote development in the classroom setting.

The greatest pleasure of the Author is to have the opportunity to dedicate this book to the linguists and young researchers.

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This is a book review of: Musolff, A. Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios. London (UK) and New York (USA): Bloomsbury.

All contributions feature discursive constructivist views of metaphor, with clear sociocultural grounding, and the notion of metaphor as a framing device in. Using them, discourse participants try to gain competitive advantage over others by offering their audiences new meaning nuances, challenging each other and announcing political initiatives.

It is here that metaphor as a means to change meanings – and thus, to. Metaphor in Political Discourse Chapter   January   with  71 Reads  How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and Author: Jonathan Charteris-Black.

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Neagu's empirical investigation centres on the corpus of the American Presidential debates in and speeches by Barack Obama from. The book is an excellent contribution to metaphor studies. brings a new perspective to discourse analysis ' Discourse Studies ' well structured and well organised The book represents an insightful exploration of metaphor in different discourses and many genres.

Thus, the book has both theoretical and practical significance. Pages:   'Metaphor' is the phenomenon whereby we talk and, potentially, think about something in terms of something else. In this book Elena Semino discusses metaphor as a common linguistic occurrence, which is varied in its textual appearance, versatile in the functions it may perform, and central to many different types of communication, from informal interaction to political speeches.Metaphor in Discourse ‘Metaphor’ is the phenomenon whereby we talk and, potentially, think about something in terms of something else.

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