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  • Aspects of Metaphor in Physicsby Hanna Pulaczewska

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 154.00

    For decades there has been awareness of the fact that the natural sciences and the language they use are not metaphor-free domains. This study draws together statements on this phenomenon made in a discourse context hitherto dominated by theoreticians and philosophers of science and points up new perspectives of an interdisciplinary nature... more...

  • Revisionen beim Schreibenby Cornelia Rau

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--Philipps-Universiteat Marburg, 1993). more...

  • Metonymie und Grammatikby Richard Waltereit

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 154.00

    Proceeding from the revival of linguistic interest in the rhetorical figures metaphor and metonymy and their underlying association types similarity and contiguity, the study demonstrates that metonymy is a powerful explanatory principle for many semantic phenomena in French sentence structures. First, the author shows how metonymic relations... more...

  • New Approaches to Rhetoricby Patricia A. Sullivan; Steven R. Goldzwig

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 61.00 US$ 51.85

    New Approaches to Rhetoric provides fresh perspectives on the study of rhetoric and its ability to affect change in today's society.   Although traditional approaches (e.g., neo-Aristotelian) to the study of rhetoric have utility for the twenty-first century, communication in a complex, mass-mediated postmodern age calls for new critical approaches.... more...

  • Metaphor in Useby Fiona MacArthur; José Luis Oncins-Martínez; Manuel Sánchez-García; Ana María Piquer-Píriz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Metaphoric language is very much the product of human action, and many scholars now claim that metaphor in language arises from metaphors in thought. But the reasons for why we think metaphorically and speak (gesture) in these ways may be rooted in principles of self-organization that describe the existence, and forms, of many other animate and inanimate... more...

  • Winners and Losers Teacher's Resource Guideby

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters... more...

  • Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genresby Ken Hyland; Carmen Sancho Guinda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres brings together a range of perspectives on two of the most important and contested concepts in applied linguistics: stance and voice. International experts provide an accessible, yet authoritative introduction to key issues and debates surrounding these terms. more...

  • Metaphor Analysisby Lynne Cameron; Robert Maslen

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 34.00

    Using as a basis the discourse dynamics approach to metaphor developed by the editor, the book explores links between theory and empirical investigation, exemplifies data analysis and discusses issues in research design and practice. Particular attention is paid to the processes of metaphor identification, categorisation and labelling, and to the use... more...

  • Surfing The Rainbowby Sue Johnson

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Colour code your writing for greater success more...

  • Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Languageby Karen Sullivan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    Frames and constructions in metaphoric language shows how linguistic metaphor piggybacks on certain patterns of constructional meaning that have already been identified and studied in non-metaphoric language. Recognition of these shared semantic structures, and comparison of their roles in metaphoric and non-metaphoric constructions, make it possible... more...