Vladimir Figar

University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department

Teaching Assistant

Cirila i Metodija 2

Nis, 18000

Serbia

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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Analysis of Conceptual Metaphors in the Political Discourse of Daily Newspapers: Structure, Function, and Emotional Appeal (Ma Thesis)

Number of pages: 160 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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conceptual metaphor, conceptual blending, compression, emergent structure, network optimization, human scale, political discourse of daily newspapers, emotional response, affect

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Emotional Appeal of Conceptual Metaphors of Conflict in the Political Discourse of Daily Newspapers

Figar, Vladimir (2014). Emotional Appeal of Conceptual Metaphors of CONFLICT in the Political Discourse of Daily Newspapers. Facta Universitatis, Linguistics and Literature, 12(1), 43-61.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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conceptual blending, single-scope networks, compression, backward projections, coupled elaboration, emotional response

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Selling Values via Political Metaphor: Comparison of Metaphor Usage in Serbian and American Daily Press

Figar, Vladimir (2013). Selling Values Via Political Metaphor: A Comparison of Metaphor Usage in Serbian and American Daily Press. In: Jezik, književnost, vrednosti - Jezička istraživanja, Mišić-Ilić, Biljana and Vesna Lopičić, eds., 339-351. Niš: Filozofski fakultet, Univerzitet u Nišu.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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conceptual metaphor, image schema, frames, values, contrastive analysis

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The Role of Foreign Language Learning in Metaphor Identification: An Experimental Study

Folia Linguistica et Litteraria, Vol. 14, p. 187–207, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
University of Niš - Faculty of Philosophy, Södertörn University and University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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Metaphor, Identification, Metaphorical, Literal, Psycholinguistics

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Importance of Compression in Metaphorical Conceptual Integration Networks: Selected Examples from the Political Discourse of Serbian Daily Newspapers

Figar, V. (2014). The Importance of Compression in Metaphorical Conceptual Integration Networks: Selected Examples from the Political Discourse of Serbian Daily Newspapers. In: Savremena proučavanja jezika i književnosti, Kovačević, M. et al., eds., 223-234. Kragujevac: Filološko-umetnički fakultet.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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conceptual blending, conceptual metaphor, compression, emergent structure, single-scope networks

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Imagine She Was White: Cognitive Linguistics View of the Marginalization of African Americans in Contemporary Media

Figar, V. (2014). Imagine She Was White: Cognitive Linguistics View of the Marginalization of African Americans in Contemporary Media. In: Jezik, književnost, marginalizacija - Jezička istraživanja, Mišić-Ilić, Biljana and Vesna Lopičić, eds., 71-84. Niš: Filozofski fakultet, Univerzitet u Nišu.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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conceptual blending, mental spaces, conceptual metaphor, frames, marginalization, stereotypes

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Metaphor Clusters in the New York Times Press Reports of the 2012 Presidential Elections in the U.S.

Figar, Vladimir and Antovic, Mihailo (2015). Metaphor Clusters in the New York Times Press Reports of the 2012 Presidential Elections in the U.S. In: Jezik, književnost, diskurs - Jezička istraživanja, Mišić-Ilić, Biljana and Vesna Lopičić, eds., 233-258. Niš: Filozofski fakultet, Univerzitet u Nišu
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
Vladimir Figar and Mihailo Antovic
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department and University of Nis
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metaphor clusters, conceptual blending, compression, backward projections, coupled elaboration, political discourse of daily newspapers

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EVALUATING THE “DYNAMICS” OF A METAPHOR CLUSTER THROUGH THE RELEVANT DIMENSIONS OF INDIVIDUAL METAPHORICAL EXPRESSIONS

Figar, V. (2019). EVALUATING THE “DYNAMICS” OF A METAPHOR CLUSTER THROUGH THE RELEVANT DIMENSIONS OF INDIVIDUAL METAPHORICAL EXPRESSIONS. Philologia Mediana, Vol. 11, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Nis, Serbia.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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metaphor cluster, contextual aptness, metaphoricity, familiarity, WordSmith

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Testing the Psychological Reality of Parallel Structure with Serbian Efl Students: A Case Study of “Not Only … But Also”

Figar, V. (2018). TESTING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL REALITY OF PARALLEL STRUCTURE WITH SERBIAN EFL STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF “NOT ONLY … BUT ALSO” . Facta Universitatis, Linguistics and Literature Series, Vol. 16, No. 1.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Vladimir Figar
University of Nis, Faculty of Philosophy, English Department
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correlative conjunctions, grammaticality judgments, reactions times (RTs), psycholinguistics, Open Sesame, EFL students