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Metaphor and Iconicity: A Cognitive Approach to Analyzing Texts

Metaphor and Iconicity: A Cognitive Approach to Analyzing Texts (Hardback)

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Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional forms, and other grammatical structures in ordinary discourse. The book makes unique contributions to the study of the relationship of form and meaning.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemantics Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 10/12/2004 ISBN-13: 9781403933454  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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MASAKO HIRAGA is professor of English and Linguistics at the Graduate School of Intercultural Communication Studies, Rikkyo University, Tokyo.

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