Karen Sullivan

University of Queensland

Lecturer

St Lucia

Brisbane, Queensland 4072

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

How Does Art 'Speak,' and What Does it 'Say?' Conceptual Metaphor Theory as a Tool for Understanding the Artistic Process

THOUGHT TOOLS FOR A NEW GENERATION: ESSAYS ON THOUGHT, IDEAS, AND THE POWER OF EXPRESSION, pp. 81-89, Robert D. Clark Honors College, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Feb 2010
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Conceptual Metaphor, Visual Art, Abstraction, Representation, Genre

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Frame-Based Constraints on Lexical Choice in Metaphor

32nd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS), Berkeley, CA, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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frame, metaphor, Invariance Principle, corpus

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The Effects of Input Specificity on the Metaphoricity of Blends

Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language (CSDL 9)
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 29 Oct 2008
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Metaphor, Blending Theory, Mental Spaces, category structure, proverbs, Generic is Specific

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Minimalist Metaphors

English Text Construction 5(2), 153-173, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Eve Sweetser and Karen Sullivan
University of California, Berkeley and University of Queensland
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Grammatical Constructions in Metaphoric Language

STUDIES IN COGNITIVE CORPUS LINGUISTICS, Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk and Katarzyna Dziwirek, eds., Peter Lang Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Conceptual Dependence, Conceptual Autonomy, Elaboration, Source Domain, Target Domain, Mapping, Domain Adjectives, Domain Adverbs, Relational Nouns, Xyz Construction

6.

When My Eyes Are on You, Do You Touch My Eyes? A Reclassification of Metaphors Mapping from Physical Contact to Perception

Compendium of Cognitive Linguistics Research, Volume 2, Thomas Fuyin Li, ed., 189-200, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan and Wenying Jiang
University of Queensland and University of Queensland
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emotion, sensory modality, synaesthesia, synaesthetic metaphor

7.

Lexical Filledness and Metaphor in Idioms

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Conceptual Metaphor, Idioms, Grammatical Constructions, Lexical Filledness

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Is 'Generic is Specific' a Metaphor?

MEANING, FORM AND BODY, pp. 309-327, Fey Parrill, Vera Tobin, and Mark Turner, eds., CSLI Publications, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan and Eve Sweetser
University of Queensland and University of California, Berkeley
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Blending, Mental Spaces, Conceptual Metaphor, Proverbs, Generic is Specific, Brand Names

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The Languages of Art: How Representational and Abstract Painters Conceptualize Their Work in Terms of Language

Poetics Today, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 517-560, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Conceptual Metaphor, Metonymy, Art, Abstraction, Representation

10.

If and When It's a Construction…

Constructions and Frames 3:2, 236-260, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Construction Grammar, temporal, conditional, conjunctions, epistemic stance, distancing

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One Metaphor to Rule Them All? 'Objects' as Tests of Character in the Lord of the Rings

Language and Literature 22(1), 77-94, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Metaphor, blending theory, conceptual integration, mental spaces, cognitive poetics, cognitive stylistics, Tolkien

12.

Metaphoric Extension and Invited Inferencing in Semantic Change

Culture, Language and Representation, Special Issue: Metaphor and Discourse, pp. 257-274, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Semantic change, Invited inferencing, Metaphor, Primary metaphors, Primary scenes, Parallel chaining

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Genre-Dependent Metonymy in Norse Skaldic Poetry

Language and Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 21-36, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Metaphor, Category Structure, Kennings, Hrynhent, Cognitive Poetics, Cognitive Stylistics, Gricean Maxims, Genre

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A Tangled Knot of Target Domains: Assessing Intelligence Is Brightness and Goodness Is Brightness in an Image Rating Task

Metaphorik.de 23, 7-18, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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Primary metaphor, complex mapping, visual priming, source and target domain, conceptual metaphor theory

15.

It's Hard Being Soft: Antonymous Senses versus Antonymous Words

The Mental Lexicon 7(3), 307-326, 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Karen Sullivan
University of Queensland
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antonymy, polysemy, clustering, collocation, colligation, opposition, lexical relations, semantics