A Cognitive-Semiotic Approach to Conceptual Integration: Blending in Metaphor

The Communicative Mind. A Linguistic Exploration of Conceptual Integration and Meaning Construction. Monograph (pp. 636). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. [Included in 2010 PhD dissertation "Language and enunciation", Aarhus University]

101 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2017

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Excerpt (pp. 231-323) from The Communicative Mind (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), incuding an updated and expanded version of the 2005 Brandt & Brandt paper 'Making sense of a blend. A cognitive-semiotic approach to metaphor'. In F. J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics 3 (216-249). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

The excerpt includes analyses of the butcher-surgeon metaphor (3.1.2) and the "gravedigging metaphor" (3.1.3):

3.1.2 A cognitive-semiotic approach to conceptual integration: Blending in metaphor 3.1.3 The gravedigging metaphor

Keywords: Metaphor, conceptual integration, blending

Suggested Citation

Brandt, Line, A Cognitive-Semiotic Approach to Conceptual Integration: Blending in Metaphor (2009). The Communicative Mind. A Linguistic Exploration of Conceptual Integration and Meaning Construction. Monograph (pp. 636). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. [Included in 2010 PhD dissertation "Language and enunciation", Aarhus University]. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2898911

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