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Author Ritchie, L. David.
Title Metaphor / David Ritchie.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Author Ritchie, L. David.
Series Key topics in semantics and pragmatics.
Key topics in semantics and pragmatics.
Subject Metaphor.
Author Ritchie, L. David.
Series Key topics in semantics and pragmatics.
Key topics in semantics and pragmatics.
Subject Metaphor.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Understanding metaphors: Substitution and Property Attribution Theories Categorization and Relevance -- Conceptual Metaphors -- Perceptual Simulation -- Metaphors and framing effects -- Language Play: Metaphors, stories, and Humor -- Metaphors in Conversation -- Metaphors in Politics -- Metaphors in Literature -- Closing reflections.
Note Print version record.
Summary A summary, critique and comparison of the most important theories on how metaphors are used and understood.
ISBN 9781139625500 (electronic bk.)
1139625500 (electronic bk.)
9781139136822 (electronic bk.)
1139136828 (electronic bk.)
1139612484 (electronic bk.)
9781139612487 (electronic bk.)
9781107022546
1107022541
9781107606661
1107606667
9781283871105
1283871106
OCLC # 821611685
Additional Format Print version: Ritchie, L. David. Metaphor. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107022546 (DLC) 2012027102 (OCoLC)799025028.


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