Understanding figurative language from metaphors to idioms

Sam Glucksberg presents a new theory of metaphor, that metaphors are used in everyday discourse to create new concepts and categories. This process is spontaneous and automatic, and permeates both written and spoken language

Main Author: Glucksberg, Sam
Other Authors: McGlone, Matthew S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2001, 2001
Series:Oxford psychology series / Oxford psychology series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Sam Glucksberg presents a new theory of metaphor, that metaphors are used in everyday discourse to create new concepts and categories. This process is spontaneous and automatic, and permeates both written and spoken language
Physical Description:vii, 134 p.
ISBN:9780199872107