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(PDF) 7. Corpus linguistic data and conceptual metaphor theory

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

They are referred to here but are discussed in detail elsewhere in this handbook. Conceptual metaphors refer to understanding one domain, Target Domain in terms of another, Source Domain by means of the entailments which establish between Source Domain and Target Domain. The book also includes corpus linguistic studies of different aspects of metaphor, which investigate its linguistic and semantic properties and relate them to current theoretical views. The book also includes corpus linguistic studies of different aspects of metaphor, which investigate its linguistic and semantic properties and relate them to current theoretical views. This has led to the current widely held view that metonymy and metaphor overlap and interact with each other, rather than being opposed, as previously believed. Discourse approaches to metaphor research; 11.

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Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

I use large-scale corpora to investigate issues in these areas, using analytical techniques developed from corpus lexicography. The queries also frequently returned no hits for metaphorical patterns representing the romantic love. The book demonstrates the need for naturally-occurring language data to be used in the development of metaphor theory, and shows the value of corpus data and techniques in this work. Our tenet is that corpus-based approach provides the researcher with higher amounts of data for conducting a linguistic research. In most cases, search results for these metaphorical patterns in the corpora confirmed the findings of the introspective data. Methodological approach resorting to corpora has widely been studied by Deignan 1999Deignan , 2005Deignan , 2008a Deignan , 2008b , Stefanowitsch 2006 , Semino 2006.

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Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics PDF Alice Deignan

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

The corpora which the authors resort to in supporting their analysis are the electronic dictionaries. There were two parts to the study: data mining of a learner corpus which comprised communicative and argumentative writing, and analysis of a metaphor elicitation test. Putin argues that the feeling of comradeship is more important in relation between Ukraine and Russia than the economic and geopolitical benefits. I am co-editor of 'Metaphor and the Social World'. Writers such as Louis Goossens have traced different ways in which the metonymic and metaphorical mappings interact to result in complex linguistic expressions.

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metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

Metaphor is a topical issue across a number of disciplines, wherever researchers are concerned with how speakers and writers package and process messages. In this paper, we use large computerised corpora of English and Italian to examine the power of conceptual metaphor theory to explain the non-literal senses of lexis from the field of the human body. This cross-linguistic study suggests that while universal bodily experience may motivate many figurative expressions, the process is sometimes complex, and will not necessarily result in equivalent expressions in different languages, for cultural and linguistic reasons. The article seeks to explore the variation of themes and social implications evoked by the same metaphoric concept. Analyzed in their respective macro contexts were lexicalized and non-lexicalized metaphors in 1,105 full-length news stories.

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(PDF) 7. Corpus linguistic data and conceptual metaphor theory

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

It is concluded that semantic relations between literal senses are upheld between their metaphorical counterparts at the most general, abstract level, but that there are a number of inconsistencies when specific uses and collocational patterns are examined. The purpose is to demonstrate heteroglossia created by this metaphoric proposition. Lakoff, 1987, 2006; Lakoff and Johnson, 1999 has led to vast research into metaphor. Three groups of linguistic expressions are identified, each group realizing a different type of mapping: one is metaphorical, and the other two are different interactions of metonymy and metaphor. The book demonstrates the need for naturally-occurring language data to be used in the development of metaphor theory, and shows the value of corpus data and techniques in this work. Our research opportunities allow you to search for projects and scholarships. It has been suggested that the relations of synonymy, antonymy and hyponymy holding between literal senses of lexemes may be replicated by their metaphorical senses.

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(PDF) 7. Corpus linguistic data and conceptual metaphor theory

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

The E-mail message field is required. The grammar of metaphor; 13. Research projects Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Taken together, these data reveal that sabzr and ~ile are culturally salient concepts that serve to structure Turkish speakers' understanding of life, morality, and emotion. In this paper, corpus evidence is used to investigate such linguistic expressions in order to trace the interactions of metaphor and metonymy that they realize.

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Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

It is well documented that many metaphorical expressions vary across languages, and a number of researchers have argued cultural motivations for this. Our list of all research projects allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty. Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics Conference 20-23 July 2009, University of Liverpool. The approach relies largely on researcher intuition, using examples as necessary which are often decontextualised. This chapter explores the issues in dealing with figurative language in dictionaries.

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(PDF) 7. Corpus linguistic data and conceptual metaphor theory

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

The corpus-based approach enables quantitative and qualitative research of the metaphor. The metaphorical senses of frequent lexemes such as hot or cold are less likely to behave predictably than the metaphorical senses of less frequent lexemes such as chilly or tepid, which often form semantic relationships that echo those of their literal senses. A powerful claim of conceptual metaphor theory is that the most central metaphors are grounded in bodily experience. Importantly, the use of single examples can result in important generalizations being missed or in the formation of mistaken assumptions that selected examples of metaphor -- 33 44 88 66accurately reflect all aspects of metaphoric language Gibbs 2000: 30. Conceptual Metaphor Theory and language; 5.

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Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics PDF Alice Deignan

metaphor and corpus linguistics deignan alice

Abstract: Suitable for readers from diverse academic backgrounds who are interested in ways of researching metaphor from different perspectives, and especially through corpus linguistics, this title demonstrates the need for naturally-occurring language data to be used in the development of metaphor theory, and shows the value of corpus data and techniques. It is argued that students' metaphoric competence should be enhanced because metaphors can make communication more effective and impressive. The article concludes with the discussion of discursive techniques which enable metaphor producer to enlarge or alter the scope of metaphoric inferences. It might be expected that these metaphors would be shared by different languages. More specifically, the Turkish words sabzr 'patience' and ~ile 'suffering' are identified as source domains that structure not only emotion metaphors but also other target domains.

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