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Understanding Figurative Language: From Metaphor to Idioms

Sam Glucksberg

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195111095
eISBN:
9780199872107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111095.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The book presents a comprehensive account of how people understand metaphors and idioms in everyday discourse. Traditionally, figurative language has been considered to be derived from and more ... More


Creating Worldviews: Metaphor, Ideology and Language

James W. Underhill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643158
eISBN:
9780748651566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643158.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Encouraging readers to reflect upon language and the role metaphor plays in patterning ideas and thought, this book first offers a critical introduction to metaphor theory as it has emerged over the ... More


Conceptual Metaphor Theory and the GRID paradigm in the study of anger in English and Spanish1

Cristina Soriano

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, two methodologies in the study of emotion conceptualization are compared: the GRID paradigm, stemming from psychology, which looks at the meaning of emotion words using speakers’ ... More


Metaphors and Norms

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter elaborates on the theoretical foundation of the book. This includes the origin and development of conceptual metaphor theory (CMT), the experiential and embodied aspects of concepts—a ... More


Between Form and Function in (Intellectual) Property

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The notion of property is at the core of our culture, but the bond between the form and function of property has been under constant negotiation, especially regarding the “intellectual” and ... More


Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis and also represents a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it ... More


Platform, Storage or Bulletin Board? The Swedish Pirate Bay Court Case

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The definition or branding of the BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB), a sort of analogical characterisation of what TPB “really” is, was a key issue in the Swedish court case against it. That would ... More


Narrow Paths, Difficult Roads, and Long Ways: Travel through Space and Metaphorical Meaning

Marlene Johansson Falck

in The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is a corpus linguistic analysis of 1,000 random path-, road-, and way-instances from the British National Corpus. The aim is to show that both non-metaphorical and metaphorical instances ... More


The Embodied Law

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The chapter uses embodiment and the experiential basis of conceptual metaphor theory, especially the work of Lakoff and Johnson with regard to its relationship to spatialisation, to argue for the ... More


Copies: A Metaphoric Expansion of Copyright

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The chapter utilises the conceptual metaphor theory outlined above to analyse how the concept of “copy” in copyright law is expanding in a digital society to cover more phenomena than originally ... More


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