Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies



Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies Embodiment in Cross Linguistic Studies The Headedited by Iwona Kraska Szlenk adds to linguistic studies on embodied cognition and conceptualization while focusing on one body part term from a comparative perspective The head is investigated as a source domain for extending multiple concepts in various target domains accessed via metaphor or metonymy The contributions in the volume provide comparative and case studies based on analyses of the first hand data from languages representing all continents and diversified linguistic groups, including endangered languages of Africa, Australia and Americas The book offers new reflections on the relationship between embodiment, cultural situatedness and universal tendencies of semantic change The findings contribute to general research on metaphor, metonymy, and polysemy within a paradigm of cognitive linguistics. Download Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies – millionapartments.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 225 pages
  • Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies
  • Iwona Kraska-Szlenk
  • 18 December 2017
  • 9004392408

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