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By Rene Dirven, Ralf Porings

The publication elaborates one in every of Roman Jakobson's many significant rules, i.e. his perception that the 2 cognitive concepts of the metaphoric and the metonymic are the end-points on a continuum of conceptualization techniques. This elaboration is accomplished at the heritage of Lakoff and Johnson's two-domain method, i.e. the mapping of a resource onto a objective area of conceptualization. extra techniques live on various stretches of this metaphor-metonymy continuum. nonetheless different papers probe into the really good conceptual department of work linked to either modes of notion. new breakthroughs within the cognitive linguistics method of metaphor and metonymy constructed lately; one is the three-domain procedure, which concentrates at the new blends that turn into attainable after the mixing or the mixing of resource and aim area components; the opposite is the process by way of fundamental scenes and subscenes which regularly ensure the way in which resource and goal domain names engage.

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