Visit www.benjamins.com

Metaphors of Anger, Pride and Love

A lexical approach to the structure of concepts

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this e-book

Price: £57.00+Taxes
Add to favourites
image of Metaphors of Anger, Pride and Love
Abstract

This study is an attempt to uncover the structure of three emotion concepts: anger, pride and love. The results indicate that the conceptual structure associated with these emotions consists of four parts: (1) a system of metaphors, (2) a system of metonymies, (3) a system of related concepts, and (4) a category of cognitive models, with a prototypical model in the center. This goes against an influential view of the structure of concepts in linguistics, psychology, anthropology, according to which the structure of a concept can be represented by a small number of sense components.

Subjects: Semantics; Pragmatics

References

http://jbenjamins.metastore.ingenta.com/content/books/9789027279279
Loading
Chapters loading Please wait...
/content/books/9789027279279
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address