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Metaphor in Discourse

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Discusses metaphor at work in a variety of linguistic contexts, from election leaflets to specialist scientific articles. ELENA SE... Lire la suite
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Description

Discusses metaphor at work in a variety of linguistic contexts, from election leaflets to specialist scientific articles.

Auteur

ELENA SEMINO is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University. Her previous publications include Cognitive Stylistics: Language and Cognition in Text Analysis (2002, edited with J. Culpeper) and Corpus Stylistics: Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation in a Corpus of English Writing (2004, with M. Short).

Résumé
This book discusses the use of metaphor across a variety of texts and genres from literature, politics, science, education, advertising and the discourse of mental illness. Includes detailed case studies focusing on specific texts, from election leaflets to specialist scientific articles. Demonstrates that metaphor is a central phenomenon in language and thought.

Contenu

1. Introduction: studying metaphor in discourse; 2. Metaphor in literature; 3. Metaphor in politics; 4. Metaphor in science and education; 5. Metaphor in other genres and discourses: two further case studies; 6. Corpora and metaphor; 7. Conclusions.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Metaphor in Discourse
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780521867306
ISBN: 0521867304
Format: Livre Relié
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 260
Poids: 557g
Taille: H235mm x B157mm x T19mm
Année: 2010