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Grammatical metaphor in Chinese

Author: Yang Yanning
Publisher: Sheffield, UK ; Bristol, CT : Equinox, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first comprehensive study of Grammatical Metaphor in the Chinese language.

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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yang Yanning
ISBN: 9781781791028 1781791023
OCLC Number: 870847699
Description: vi, 275 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Research Background 3. A Framework for the Functional Analysis of Chinese 4. Identification of Grammatical Metaphor in Chinese 5. Categorization of Grammatical Metaphor in Chinese 6. The Use of Grammatical Metaphor in Written Chinese 7. The Use of Grammatical Metaphor in Spoken Chinese 8. Comparison of Grammatical Metaphor in Chinese and English 9. Conclusions and Future Directions
Responsibility: Yang Yanning.

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