Understanding Figurative Language

Understanding Figurative Language

From Metaphors to Idioms

eBook - 2001
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Sam Glucksberg presents a new theory of metaphor, that metaphors are used in everyday discourse to create new concepts and categories. This process is spontaneous and automatic, and permeates both written and spoken language.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
ISBN: 9780198027126
0198027125
9780195111095
0195111095
9780195301892
0195301897
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 134 pages).
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Additional Contributors: McGlone, Matthew S. 1966-

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