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Distance in Language : Grounding a Metaphor

By: Meermann, Anastasia.
Contributor(s): Sonnenhauser, Barbara.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (293 p.).ISBN: 9781443878845.Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general | Second language acquisition | Space and time in languageGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Distance in Language : Grounding a MetaphorDDC classification: 401.43 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; PART II; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; PART III; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; PART IV; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CONTRIBUTORS; SUBJECT INDEX
Summary: The conceptual metaphor of ""distance"" plays a crucial role in current perceptions of the world and humans' various interactions within it. It hardly seems possible to conceptualize space and time, emotional involvement in events, and relationships with other people in terms other than ""distance"". As a consequence, this primarily spatial concept figures prominently in the verbal expression of these abstract notions, and is thus highly relevant for the analysis of linguistic phenomena. In recen...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; PART II; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; PART III; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; PART IV; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CONTRIBUTORS; SUBJECT INDEX

The conceptual metaphor of ""distance"" plays a crucial role in current perceptions of the world and humans' various interactions within it. It hardly seems possible to conceptualize space and time, emotional involvement in events, and relationships with other people in terms other than ""distance"". As a consequence, this primarily spatial concept figures prominently in the verbal expression of these abstract notions, and is thus highly relevant for the analysis of linguistic phenomena. In recen...

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