The Resource Metaphor in use : context, culture, and communication, edited by Fiona MacArthur [and others], (electronic resource)

Metaphor in use : context, culture, and communication, edited by Fiona MacArthur [and others], (electronic resource)

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Metaphor in use : context, culture, and communication
Title
Metaphor in use
Title remainder
context, culture, and communication
Statement of responsibility
edited by Fiona MacArthur [and others]
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Language
eng
Summary
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 things, ranging from snowflakes to termite nests. This chapter describes the benefits of looking at metaphor from a self-organizational point of view, known as dynamical systems theory, and suggests how this perspective can solve several long-
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N$T
Index
index present
LC call number
P301.5.M48
LC item number
M469 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • ebrary
  • Macarthur, Fiona
Series statement
Human cognitive processing HCP
Series volume
38
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  • Metaphor
  • Communication
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • Communication
  • Metaphor
Label
Metaphor in use : context, culture, and communication, edited by Fiona MacArthur [and others], (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789027273468
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)814018434
  • (OCoLC)ocn814018434
Label
Metaphor in use : context, culture, and communication, edited by Fiona MacArthur [and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789027273468
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)814018434
  • (OCoLC)ocn814018434

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