Polysemy and Conceptual Blending
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Cognitive Science
Mark B. Turner
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
May 15, 2003
POLYSEMY: FLEXIBLE PATTERNS OF MEANING IN MIND AND LANGUAGE, Brigitte Nerlich, Vimala Herman, Zazie Todd, & David Clarke, eds., pp. 79-94, Berlin & New York, 2003
In this article, we look at some aspects of polysemy which derive from the power of meaning potential. More specifically, we focus on aspects linked to the operation of conceptual blending, a major cognitive resource for creativity in many of its manifestations.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: conceptual blending, conceptual integration, polysemy, linguistics
Date posted: February 19, 2009
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