分类: Review of Cog. Ling.

A comparative critic...

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This corpus-based study concentrates on the metaphorical conceptualizations of the concept of ‘democracy’ in
Turkish and American English to find out how this socio-political term is concept..

Less is more

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According to the Body-Specificity Hypothesis, humans preferentially associate positive features with their dominant side with which they interact more fluently, and negatives features with th..

Dialogic constructio...

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Adopting a constructionally-oriented analysis, the present paper examines the pattern ‘think again’ (i.e., an instance of a
mental state verb + adverbial adjunct) in synchronic, corpus-deriv..

Echoing-contrast com...

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The Lexical Constructional Model (LCM) describes ironic constructions as containing echoes that invoke two contrasting situations: expected and real. The reconciliation of the contrast, which..

‘I hear the smell of...

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This paper investigates the synaesthetic constructions in Persian with the aim of finding out what motivates them despite their incongruous syntactic-semantic assignments. It is argued that t..

A multimodal cogniti...

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Verbal metaphor and also metonymy have been theorized from a conceptual perspective since Lakoff and Johnson published
Metaphors we live by in the 1980s. However, the final years of the twen..

The strength of phon...

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One of the most important tasks for language learning children is the identification of the grammatical category to which
words belong. This is essential in order to be able to form grammati..