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The Polish perfumery discourse is permeated with various kinds of metaphors, starting with lexicalized metaphorical terms, e.g., “note”, to creative, extended, and elaborated metaphors, e.g., “Intensively flavored entrance hall leads to the citrus salon, which for me could be smaller because the most valuable is the kitchen – the heart of a home!” This paper concentrates on a specific type of verbal metaphor, used quite often in the Polish perfumery discourse, called . Such narrative metaphors can encompass extensive fragments of a discourse or even a whole text. This study describes the triggers of narrative metaphors in perfumery discourse and emphasizes the importance of reference in such metaphor analysis.


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