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Imagining metaphors

cognitive representation in interpretation and understanding

by Elisabeth CathГ©rine Brouwer

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Published by Institute for Logic, Language and Computation in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaforen,
  • Verbeelding,
  • Interpretatie,
  • Gedichten

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElisabeth Cathérine Brouwer
    SeriesILLC dissertation series -- [2003-02], ILLC dissertation series -- 2003-02, ILLC dissertation series -- 2003-02.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationXII, 258 p.
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27044958M
    ISBN 109057761084
    ISBN 109789057761089
    OCLC/WorldCa66729398

      In his book Metaphors We Live By, George Lakoff and co-author Mark Johnson show how everyday language is packed with metaphors. Whether we realize it . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Examples of Popular Metaphors “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” – William Shakespeare “I am the good shepherd and I lay down my life for the sheep.” – The Bible, John “All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.”Khalil Gibran.   Here is a short excerpt from chapter 5 ‘Creating New Metaphors’ from my book, Path for Greatness: Work as Spiritual Service. It provides ideas for re-imagining how you work. ***** “Fox suggests work can be seen as a sacrament and that we can move between different sacraments. For instance, leadership can be seen as an ordination.

    Metaphors and similes are both used for comparison. Metaphors do a direct comparison by saying one thing is another thing. They often contain "is" and "was." Similes also do a comparison but they use "like" or "as." "Her skin is as cold as ice" is a simile while "She's an ice queen" is a metaphor. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in .


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For a reader, I think a book is a kind of hideaway, a place where I can get away from everything for a while. For a writer, a book is more than that.

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They are both serving and disrupting the human condition in ways we cannot yet conceive.This idea was first presented to my by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson in their influential book Metaphors We Live By.

This post is influenced by their work along with an essay from C.S. Lewis discussing the necessity of thinking metaphorically.Lawrence Thornton is an award-winning novelist best known for Imagining Argentina, his first novel, which received a number of literary prizes, including the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award, the PEN American Center West Award for Best Novel ofa nomination for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Shirley Collier Award from UCLA, and the Silver Medal of the Commonwealth Club of California.