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Title Applying cognitive linguistics : figurative language in use, constructions and typology / edited by Ana María Piquer-Píriz, Rafael Alejo-González, University of Extremadura
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2018]
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Series Benjamins Current Topics ; volume 99
Benjamins current topics ; v. 99
Contents Intro; Applying Cognitive Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Applying Cognitive Linguistic: Identifying some current research foci; 1. Introduction; 2. From theoretical principles to practical applications; 3. Analyses of figurative language (metaphor and metonymy) in use; 4. Constructing meaning in language (L1 and L2 acquisition); 5. Typology; 6. Conclusions; References; Authors' address; Section I. Figurative language in use; Overt and covert uses of metaphor in the academic mentoring in English of Spanish undergraduates; 1. Introduction; 2. Background
2.2.1 Stimulus materials2.2.2 Procedure; 2.3 Results; 2.3.1 Exposure time; 2.3.2 Errors; 2.4 Discussion; 3. Experiment 2: Naming latency; 3.1 Participants; 3.2 Method; 3.2.1 Stimulus materials; 3.2.2 Procedure; 3.3 Results; 4. General discussion; 4.1 Recognition threshold; 4.2 Naming; 4.3 Comparison of findings with those from free association tasks; 4.4 Limitations; 4.5 Conclusions; References; Appendix A; The role of force dynamics and intentionality in the reconstruction of L2 verb meaning; 1. Introduction; 2. Force dynamics and intentionality in placement events; 3. Methodology
3. The data3.1 Participants and procedure; 3.2 Overview of the lecturer-student conversations; 4. Metaphors in the corpus of office hours' consultations; 4.1 Identification of covert and overt uses of metaphor in the corpus; 4.2 Lecturers' overt uses of metaphor; 4.3 Covert uses of metaphor; 5. Conclusions; References; Author's address; The interpretation of metonymy by Japanese learners of English; 1. Introduction; 2. Methodology; 3. Findings; 4. Conclusions; References; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Authors' addresses
Methodological triangulation in the study of emotion: The case of 'anger' in three language groups1. Introduction; 2. Cross-cultural differences in anger experiences; 2.1 Research hypotheses; 3. Methods; 3.1 Anger situation-labelling task (Study 1); 3.2 Feature-based meaning profiles of anger nouns (Study 2); 3.3 Metaphorical construal of anger concepts (Study 3); 4. Results; 4.1 Word use in the anger situation-labelling task; 4.2 Differences in the feature-based profiles of anger nouns; 4.3 Differences in the metaphorical profiles of anger nouns; 5. Summary and discussion; 6. Conclusions
Summary In recent years, Cognitive Linguistics (CL) has established itself not only as a solid theoretical approach but also as an important source from which different applications to other fields have emerged. In this volume we identify some of the current, most relevant topics in applied CL-oriented studies - analyses of figurative language (both metaphor and metonymy) in use, constructions and typology -, and present high-quality research papers that illustrate best practices in the research foci identified and their application to different fields including intercultural communication, the psychology of emotions, second and first language acquisition, discourse analysis and translation studies. It is also shown how different methodologies - the use of linguistic corpora, psycholinguistic experiments or discourse analytic procedures - can shed some light on the basic premises of CL as well as providing insights into how CL can be applied in real world contexts. Finally, all the studies included in the volume are based on empirical data and there are some analyses of languages other than English (Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Danish, German and Polish), thus, overcoming the contentions that CL-theoretically-based research is often based on linguistic intuition and focused only on the English language.0We hope that the present volume will not only contribute to a better understanding of how CL can be applied but that it will also help to encourage, even further, more robust empirical research in this field.0Originally published as a special issue of 'Review of Cognitive Linguistics' 14:1 (2016)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognitive grammar.
Figures of speech.
Cognitive grammar.
Figures of speech.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
Author Alejo-González, Rafael, editor.
Piquer-Píriz, Ana María, editor.
LC no. 2018052395
ISBN 9027263450