Essays about: "cognitive metaphor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words cognitive metaphor.

  1. 1. A corpus-based analysis of phrasal verbs with the particle out in two contemporary English novels used in Swedish secondary schools

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Carola Henriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and the figurative meaning senses of out-PVs in two contemporary novels read in Swedish secondary schools. The study was delimited to PVs with the particle out. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rollen av det poetiska språket i "Den Nya Vetenskapen" av Giambattista Vico

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Maresca Massimo; [2021-07-05]
    Keywords : kropp; retorik; Vico; sensus communis; metafor; repetition;

    Abstract : In the seventeenth century the Italian rhetorician Giambattista Vico imagined the history of human civilization in his major work The New Science. He conceived the progression of humanity from barbarism along the way towards the construction of a self-conscious mind, the highest and final achievement of human development. READ MORE

  3. 3. All You Need Is LOVE: Applying Conceptual Metaphor Theory to the Beatles' Song Lyrics - A Comparative Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Simon Christensson; [2021]
    Keywords : CMT; Conceptual Metaphor Theory; Cognitive Linguistics; semantics; metaphors; metaphorical concepts; conduit metaphors; orientational metaphors; ontological metaphors; The Beatles; Lennon; McCartney; song lyrics; love; the mind; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay analyses conceptual metaphors in the Beatles’ song lyrics and observes how Lennon and McCartney’s use of metaphorical concepts evolved in the 1960’s. The study has an empirical and qualitative approach with quantitative elements, and employs the framework of Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT). READ MORE

  4. 4. Touching From a Distance: Towards a Resonance Theory of Metaphor Understanding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitionsvetenskap

    Author : Isak Nyman; [2021]
    Keywords : Metaphor; Understanding; Poetry; Cognitive Science; Conceptual Metaphor Theory; Embodiment; Resonance; Philosophy and Religion; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests a new type of theory from which to analyse metaphorical language. This new theory is motivated by shortcomings from the available theories (most notably Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Embodied Metaphor Theory) in analysing metaphors in poetry. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Battling to Bridge Building: Metaphors around Covid-19 in German Politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitionsvetenskap

    Author : Victoria Wandsleb; [2021]
    Keywords : Cognitive Linguistics; Covid-19; Metaphors; Conceptual Metaphor Theory; Dynamic Discourse Studies; Critical Metaphor Analysis; Metaphor Identification Procedure; Explorative Corpus Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The present study examines metaphor activity in German politics. It focuses on the question how metaphors contribute to a conceptualisation of the Covid-19 pandemic. The research question is answered with the help of a corpus-based analysis that qualitatively investigates debates in the German parliament between March and June 2020. READ MORE