Essays about: "linguistic metaphor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words linguistic metaphor.

  1. 1. Conceptual Metaphors in Lyrics by Leonard Cohen

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anna Johansson; [2016]
    Keywords : Conceptual Metaphor Theory; Lexical expression; LOVE; LIFE; DEATH; Ten New Songs; Leonard Cohen;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to find and analyse conceptual metaphors in the lyrics, A Thousand Kissed Deep, Here It Is, and Boogie Street from the album Ten New Songs (2001) by Leonard Cohen using Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT). In order to detected the conceptual metaphors, the source and target domains were identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motion-emotion metaphors in Estonian: A cross-linguistic comparison with Finnish, English and Swedish

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Liina Paju; [2016]
    Keywords : Conceptual metaphor; discourse metaphor; emotion; genealogy; integral linguistics; motion; non-actual motion; synthesis; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates motion-emotion metaphors in Estonian and compares them cross-linguistically with Finnish, English and Swedish. Motion-emotion metaphors (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Burning Images The Metaphor of Fire in Literature

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : David Karlson-Weimann; [2015-02-09]
    Keywords : metaphor; Fahrenheit 451; formalism; cognitive linguistics;

    Abstract : Abstract: Fire is often used as a metaphor, both in everyday language and in literature. This essay aims to investigate the properties of this metaphor in a literary context through analysis of two novels, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and The Great Fire of London by Peter Ackroyd. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motion-emotion metaphors in English, Swedish and Spanish: a cross-linguistic comparison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Göran Jacobsson; [2015]
    Keywords : English; Swedish; Spanish; interactionism; integral linguistics; iscourse metaphors; conceptual metaphors; emotions; motion; metaphors; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In cognitive linguistics there are three prevalent theoretical perspectives on metaphor: (universal) conceptual metaphors, discourse metaphors and language-consciousness interactionism. This thesis looked for evidence of support for these positions by conducting an empirical study comparing motion-emotion metaphors in English, Spanish and Swedish, focusing on the source domain MOTION. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Analysis of Selected Linguistic Strategies Used to Evoke Moral Judgments, Emotions and Attitudes with the Audience of 300.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Emil Ahnstedt; [2014-02-06]
    Keywords : engelska; 300; graphic novel; film adaptation; rhetoric; Matched Guise Test; ociolinguistics; Rhetorical Framework Processing; foregrounding;

    Abstract : Literature has the power to influence its audience to establish different attitudes towards its characters and elements. This study examines the linguistic strategies that are employed in doing so. READ MORE