By Monika Fludernik
In this leading edge assortment, a world crew of students come jointly to debate literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor concept. The volume's pursuits are three-fold. the 1st objective of the ebook is to provide a few fresh methods to metaphor that have no quick reference to cognitive metaphor concept and feature constructed independently of it. whereas the cognitive technique has turn into the best paradigm within the English conversing global, in other places (in Europe) rhetorical, semantic, and logical versions have remained in use and remain elaborated. those types have to date had little overseas publicity. Their inclusion during this learn is intended to supply a stability to the cognitive paradigm and to open up a potential dialogue of the benefits and downsides of cognitive metaphor conception for the research of literary texts. the second one goal of the gathering is to demonstrate quite a number profitable functions of the recent cognitive types to literary texts. And, the 3rd target of the study is to supply an overview of cognitive metaphor conception from a literary standpoint.
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