Metaphor and Metonymy across Time and Cultures Perspectives on the Sociohistorical Linguistics of Figurative Language

This volume offers new insights into figurative language and its pervasive role as a factor of linguistic change. The case studies included in this book explore some of the different ways new metaphoric and metonymic expressions emerge and spread among speech communities, and how these changes can b...

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Other Authors: Díaz-Vera, Javier E. (Editor, Herausgeber)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin/Boston De Gruyter De Gruyter Mouton 2015
Series:Cognitive Linguistics Research [CLR] 52
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