A Mechanism of Creativity
Poetics Today, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 397-418, Fall 1999
33 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Date Written: September 8, 1999
An analysis of the way in which conceptual integration, "blending," underlies human creativity, with examples from mathematics, language, literature, science, journalism, etc.
Keywords: conceptual integration, blending, construction grammar, creativity
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