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Abelson, R., 85-6
abstraction, 30 , 33 , 39 , 41 , 45-7 , 50-3 , 55-6 , 66 , 71 , 79 , 82 , 84 , 101 , 110 , 123-7 , 136 , 149-50 , 154 , 157 , 179 , 195 , 213 , 215 , 219-20 , 227 , 230 , 269 , 280 , 314-15 ;
abstract topics and vehicles, 206-7 ;
materializing abstract processes, 53-5
accommodation, 28-9
acquisition of word meaning, 26-30
active metaphor, Table 1.1, 6 , 29 , 31 , 34 , 33-7 , 41 , 82 , 92 , 97 , 100 , 108 , 110 , 116-17 , 136-7 , 140 , 142 , 145 , 158 , 165 , 172 , 178 , 188 , 193 , 197 , 205 , 215 , 221 , 243 , 247 , 254 , 257 , 259 , 271 , 297 , 309 , 311 , 314-19 , 322-3 , 325 , 327
actor, 101-2
Adams, Valerie, 93-4 , 209
adjectives, 4 , 11 , 19 , 56 , 82 , 83 , 90,91-5 , 99-107 , 153 , 158 , 171 , 178 , 180 , 187 , 193 , 199 , 200 , 202 , 207 , 214 , 221-2 , 224 , 234-41 , 245 , 247 , 291 , 315 , 325 , 331 ;
adjectival apposition, 214 ;
denominal adjectives, Table 3.3, 94 , 99 ;
deverbal adjectives, 102-3 ;
scalar adjectives, 19 , 222
adverbials/adverbs, 45 , 82-3 , 90-2,98 , 103-5 , 109184 , 186 , 193 , 195 , 222 , 224 , 236 , 238-40 , 246 , 270
advertisements, Plate 1, Plate 2, Plate 3, 8 , 80-1 , 128 , 135-6 , 159 , 189 , 190 , 204 , 215 , 223 , 250 , 294-8 , 303 , 308 , 310-11 , 313-17 ;
field, tenor and mode for, 295 ;
processing time for, 310 ;
purpose and metaphorical interpretation, 303
affect/emotion, 24-5 , 43 , 53 , 57 , 59-64 , 71 , 79 , 63 , 84 , 87 , 106 , 118153 , 157-9 , 164 , 167 , 181 , 183 , 270 , 274 , 295-6 , 299 , 303 , 305 , 315 , 323
affixation, 105-6 , 190
Alford, D., 84
allegory, 12 , 60 , 62 , 203 , 207 , 256 , 265-7,268-9 , 279
allusion, 13 , 140 , 165-6 , 169 , 262 , 307-10 ;
handling in different genres, 308-9
ambiguity, 20 , 23 , 57 , 100 , 125 , 143 , 162 , 178-82 , 189 , 193-5 , 198 , 227 , 237 , 244 , 247 , 252 , 290-3 , 296 , 303 , 307-8 ;
disambiguation, 36 , 114 , 142 , 283 , 291-2 , 296-7 ;
in syntax 227-8
analogy, 6-9 , 12 , 15-16 , 30 , 33 , 39 , 41 , 43-6 , 51 , 53 , 56 , 59-62 , 71 , 74 , 80 , 90-1 , 95 , 106-7 , 111 , 115 , 118-19 , 122-6,127 , 130 , 134-7 , 142-4 , 148 , 152-6 , 162 , 164 , 179 , 182-3 , 185 , 189 , 206 , 218-19 , 230 , 248 , 259 , 263 ,

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations ix
  • Tables x
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Abbreviations xv
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Metaphorical and Literal Language 14
  • 2 - Metaphor and the Dictionary 41
  • 3 - Metaphor and the Dictionary 82
  • 4 - How Different Kinds of Metaphors Work 107
  • 5 - Relevance Theory and the Functions of Metaphor 137
  • 6 - The Signalling of Metaphor 168
  • 7 - The Specification of Topics 198
  • 8 - The Specification of Grounds 229
  • 9 - The Interplay of Metaphors 255
  • 10 - Metaphor in Its Social Context 283
  • Notes 329
  • References 335
  • Texts Used for Examples and Analysis (and Abbreviations Used in References) 342
  • Index 347
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