Blending in Language and Communication
Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Edited by Ewa Dabrowska and Dagmar Divjak, De Gruyter Mouton 2015.
20 Pages Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Date Written: August 26, 2014
The form-meaning pairs of grammar and communication often have as part of their meaning a set of hints and constraints on integration mapping. This chapter is a topical introduction to some of the ways in which form-meaning patterns prompt for patterns of conceptual integration.
Keywords: Blending, conceptual integration, compression, grammar, multimodal communication
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