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  • The Magic of Metaphorby Nick Owen

    Crown House Publishing 2001; US$ 24.78

    The Magic of Metaphor presents a collection of stories designed to engage, inspire, and transform the listener and the reader.Some of the stories motivate, some are spiritual, and some provide strategies for excellence. All promote positive feelings, encouraging confi dence, direction, and vision. more...

  • Style-Shifting in Publicby Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy; Juan Antonio Cutillas-Espinosa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    Language acts are acts of identity, and linguistic variation reflects the multifaceted construction of verbal alternatives for transmitting social meaning, where style-shifting represents our ability to take up different social positions due to its potential for linguistic performance, rhetorical stance-taking and identity projection.Traditional variationist... more...

  • Aspects of Metaphor in Physicsby Hanna Pulaczewska

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    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 discussed... more...

  • Revisionen beim Schreibenby Cornelia Rau

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 133.00

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

  • Metonymie und Grammatikby Richard Waltereit

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    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 generate... 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 Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    The Teacher's Resource Guide CDs provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. Simply select and print the activities that you need. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct,... 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...

  • 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...