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The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought

by Wolf Paprotte

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Semantics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Linguistics,
  • General,
  • Metaphor,
  • Semiotics

  • Edition Notes

    Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, Series IV: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory

    ContributionsRene Dirven (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9095155M
    ISBN 10902723521X
    ISBN 109789027235213

    The Ubiquity and Invisibility of Metaphor. Many people think of metaphor as a flowery sort of language found chiefly in poetry and bad novels. This is not correct. Metaphor is an integral part of our language and thought. It appears not only in poetry and novels, but in our everyday speech about common matters.   Introduction. Research into the forms, structure and functions of metaphor has come a long way in the last thirty years. A number of writers have argued that many of the research findings have serious implications for second language teaching and learning (e.g. Alexander ; Dirven ; Littlemore ; Low ), but it has taken a long time for metaphor to make significant headway into Cited by:

    He is also co-editor of the book series Linguistic Approaches to Literature. He has published several books and special issues of journals and many articles and book chapters on metaphor, and has a special interest in the identification of metaphor in language and thought. TESL-EJ , August Hoang 3!" learning.! Kalyuga! and! Kalyuga! ()! suggest! raising! metaphor! awareness! by! presenting! vocabulary! in! metaphorical File Size: KB.

    1. Metaphor in Language and Thought. Since the publication of Lakoff and Johnson's seminal work on conceptual metaphor, Metaphors We Live By (), there has been a rapid increase of interest in metaphor studies, principally in the fields of psychology and cognitive science. Lakoff and Johnson revealed, through theoretical argument supported by empirical investigation, the centrality of. Metaphor research offers a small laboratory for a lot of research on language, cognition and communication. Given the ubiquity of metaphor in the structures of language and thought that has been revealed in cognitive linguistics, metaphor raises questions about the.


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The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought by Wolf Paprotte Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ubiquity of Metaphor Metaphor in language and thought. Editors. (psycho)linguistics. The first part of the volume deals with metaphor and the system of language. The second part offers papers on metaphor and language use.

In the third part psychological and psycholinguistic aspects of metaphor are discussed. simile and metonymy in Pages: The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought Volume 29 of Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science: Current issues in linguistic theory Current Issues in Linguistic Theory Series: Editors: Wolf Paprotté, René Dirven: Contributors: L.A.U.T.

(Organization), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: Publisher. The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought Wolf Paprotté, René Dirven (Eds.) This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics.

: The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in language and thought (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory) (): Wolf Paprotté, René Dirven †: Books. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Get this from a library. The Ubiquity of metaphor: metaphor in language and thought. [Wolf Paprotté; René Dirven; L.A.U.T. (Organization); Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.;] -- This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics.

In this article, we review five works that influenced psychology’s understanding of metaphor. Together these five works introduce the field of metaphor research and illustrate several key findings: the ubiquity of metaphors in daily life, how metaphors evolve within a language, and how metaphors can subtly influence perception, speech, and even decision making.

This volume brings together a number of articles representative of the present outlook on the importance of metaphors, and of the work done on metaphors in several domains of (psycho)linguistics. The first part of the volume deals with metaphor and the system of language. The second part offers papers on metaphor and language use.

In the third part psychological and psycholinguistic aspects of. The real ubiquity is complexity itself Let's begin with a counter-thesis, namely that the "ubiquity" found in simplistic computer models ("games") which are then related to real world systems such as earthquakes, sandpiles, the stock market, political and social history, etc., may be an artificiality and a whole lot less significant than Buchanan supposes/5.

In1 Wolf Paprotté and I published our collective volume The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought, which was largely based on papers presented during a highly successful 3 Author: René Dirven. I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World [Geary, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the WorldCited by: This is an eye-opening way to think about medical discourse. The book is an interesting counterbalance to Susan Sontag's essays on metaphor (e.g., Illness as Metaphor, see this database).

Because of the ubiquity of metaphor in our language, it would be impossible to eliminate metaphor from perceptions of. Abstract. In 1 Wolf Paprotté and I published our collective volume The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought, which was largely based on papers presented during a highly successful 3-day Lakoff seminar in Trier in In those days the scientific community was beginning to discover the enormous possibilities opened up by the cognitive approach to metaphor as developed Author: René Dirven.

The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought - edited by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. September Cited by:   Book Reviews & Essays; Thinking about metaphor and thought. The ubiquity of metaphor in language does not imply that all thinking is concrete.

People cannot use a metaphor to reason with unless they have a deeper grasp of which aspects of the metaphor should be taken seriously and which should be ignored.

Woll, B. ().Visual imagery and metaphor in British Sign Language. In W. Paprotté & R. Dirven (Eds.), The ubiquity of metaphor: Metaphor in language and thought (pp.

These essays explore the significance of metaphor in language, thought, culture, and artistic expression. There are five main themes of the book: the roots of metaphor, metaphor understanding, metaphor in language and culture, metaphor in reasoning and feeling, and metaphor in nonverbal expression.

Hoffman, R. () Some implications of metaphor for philosophy and psychology of science, in W. Parotté and R. Dirven (eds.) The Ubiquity of Metaphor, John Benjamins, Amsterdam Google Scholar | CrossrefCited by:   Most people don't realize how metaphors permeate our everyday language and thought.

("Permeate" is a metaphor.) James Geary's book emphatically and with ample evidence makes the point about the ubiquity of metaphor/simile/analogy. "Metaphor lives a secret life all around us/5(92). In1 Wolf Paprotté and I published our collective volume The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in Language and Thought, which was largely based on papers presented during a highly successful 3.

Metaphor and Thought 5. All Shook Up. Metaphor and Etymology Language is Fossil Poetry. Metaphor and Money How High Can a Dead Cat Bounce? Metaphor and the Mind Imagining an Apple in Someone's Eye. Metaphor and Advertising Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads in Them.

Metaphor and the Brain Bright Sneezes and Loud Sunlight Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. A state-of-the-art account of metonymic research. The contributions share the assumption that metonymy is a cognitive phenomenon, a "figure of thought," underlying much of our ordinary conceptualization that may be even more fundamental than : Book Description.

With contributions from Aristotle to Lakoff and Johnson, and incorporating the work of philosophers, linguists, literary theorists, and cognitive psychologists, this wide-ranging and multidisciplinary six-volume collection on metaphor and figurative language is a new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series.