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Figurative language and thought

Author: Albert N Katz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Counterpoints (Oxford University Press)
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Our understanding of the nature and processing of figurative language is central to issues in cognitive science, including the relationship of language and thought, how we process language, and how we comprehend abstract meaning. Points on these and related questions are raised and argued by experts in the area of figurative language.
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Figurative language and thought.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 98019101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert N Katz
ISBN: 1602561516 9781602561519 9780195109627 0195109627 9780195109634 0195109635 1423759435 9781423759430 128045315X 9781280453151
OCLC Number: 567932978
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 195 pages).
Contents: Contributors; 1. Figurative Language and Figurative Thought: A Review; 2. Figure; 3. The Fight Over Metaphor in Thought and Language; 4. Why Do We Speak Metaphorically? Reflections on the Functions of Metaphor in Discourse and Reasoning; 5. Counterpoint Commentary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; X; Z.
Series Title: Counterpoints (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Albert N. Katz [and others].
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