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Using semantic feature norms to investigate how the visual and verbal modes afford metaphor construction and expression

Abstract:

In this study, two modalities of expression (verbal and visual) are compared and contrasted, in relation to their ability and their limitations to construct and express metaphors. A representative set of visual metaphors and a representative set of linguistic metaphors are here compared, and the semantic similarity between metaphor terms is modeled within the two sets. Such similarity is operationalized in terms of semantic features produced by informants in a property generation task (e.g., ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/langcog.2016.27

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medieval & Modern Lang Fac
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Grant:
Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship, awarded to Dr. MB (COGVIM no. 629076 – Project Acronym: COGVIM; Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF)
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Language and Cognition Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
525-552
Publication date:
2016-10-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1866-9859
ISSN:
1866-9808
Pubs id:
pubs:738046
URN:
uri:9da13a26-cd90-4b5a-b233-3bffb750589d
UUID:
uuid:9da13a26-cd90-4b5a-b233-3bffb750589d
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pubs:738046

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