Essays Tagged: "George Lakoff"

Cognitive Semantics - Extensions of Meaning

"how" of metaphor. He also rejected the idea that metaphors can be translated into literal language.Lakoff and Johnson (1980) and Lakoff (1993) have showed that metaphors pervade the whole language. T ... e abstract and intangible areas of experience in terms of the familiar and concrete. To prove this, Lakoff claims that often a range of different linguistic expressions are produced by the same metaph ...

(11 pages) 57 1 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Rhetorical Criticism of Cross

thing else. [p. 104].In 1979, Michael Reddy published an article about the 'conduit metaphor' which George Lakoff (1993: 204-5) praised as seminal for the insight that metaphors are fundamental to hum ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry