Metaphor and Iconicity: A Cognitive Approach to Analyzing Texts

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    Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional forms, and other grammatical structures in ordinary discourse. The book makes unique contributions to the study of the relationship of form and meaning.

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    Number of Pages: 261
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781403933454
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    Listed in: Semantics, discourse analysis, etc, Literary theory
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

    Books by Masako K. Hiraga

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