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Author Nogales, Patti D., 1961-

Title Metaphorically speaking / Patti D. Nogales.

Published Stanford, Calif. : CSLI Publications, 1999.


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 UniM Bail  121.68 NOGA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 241 pages ; 24 cm.
Series CSLI lecture notes ; no. 93.
CSLI lecture notes ; no. 93.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Why Metaphor -- 1. Metaphor as Reconceptualization -- 2. Metaphor, Semantics, and Pragmatics -- 3. A Critique of Metaphor as Meaning -- 4. Metaphor as Use: Metaphor and Lies -- 5. Metaphor as Use: Metaphor and Irony -- 6. Metaphor as Use: Metaphor and Indirect Speech Acts -- 7. Evaluation of the Analysis: Conditions on a Theory of Metaphor.
Summary Provides a theory of metaphor that is compatible with current trends in cognitive linguistics.
Subject Metaphor.
Semantics (Philosophy)
ISBN 1575861593 (alk. paper)
1575861585 (paperback: alk. paper)