Exposing Deep-rooted Anger: A Metaphor Pattern Analysis of Mixed Anger Metaphors

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This project seeks to serve two purposes: first, to investigate various semantic and grammatical aspects of mixed conceptual metaphors in reference to anger; and secondly, to explore the potential of a corpus-based, TARGET DOMAIN-oriented method termed metaphor pattern analysis to the study of mixed metaphor. This research shows that mixed metaphors do not pattern in a manner consistent with statements made within conceptual metaphor theory. These metaphors prove highly dynamic in their combinability and resist resonance between SOURCE DOMAINS used. Also shown is the viability of metaphor pattern analysis as a methodology to approach mixed metaphor research.

Creator(s): Barron, Andrew T.
Creation Date: August 2011
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: August 2011
Description:

This project seeks to serve two purposes: first, to investigate various semantic and grammatical aspects of mixed conceptual metaphors in reference to anger; and secondly, to explore the potential of a corpus-based, TARGET DOMAIN-oriented method termed metaphor pattern analysis to the study of mixed metaphor. This research shows that mixed metaphors do not pattern in a manner consistent with statements made within conceptual metaphor theory. These metaphors prove highly dynamic in their combinability and resist resonance between SOURCE DOMAINS used. Also shown is the viability of metaphor pattern analysis as a methodology to approach mixed metaphor research.

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Discipline: Linguistics
Level: Master's
PublicationType: Master's Thesis
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Keyword(s): Linguistics | metaphor | corpus
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc84170
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Holder: Barron, Andrew T.
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