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Context and Connection in Metaphor

  • L. David Ritchie
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 218-248

About this book

Introduction

How do people understand metaphorical language? Can a commonplace metaphor affect the way people think even if they don't interpret it? Why does it matter how people interpret metaphors? The author proposes an original communication-based theory of metaphor that answers these and other questions about metaphors and metaphorical language.

Keywords

communication concept integration interpret language metaphor model structure

Authors and affiliations

  • L. David Ritchie
    • 1
  1. 1.Portland State UniversityUSA

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