Polysemy and Conceptual Blending
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
19 Pages Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Date Written: May 15, 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.
Keywords: conceptual blending, conceptual integration, polysemy, linguistics
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