Conceptual blending (new inferences arise by the co-activation of different conceptual domains)the new theory makes emphasis on the unconscious and automatic nature of the acquisition of primary metaphors. The contrastive study and translation strategies on conceptual metaphor in chinese and english political discourses lin zu, xiaokun zhai english department, north china electric power university (baoding), china. Based on lakoff's conceptual metaphor theory and kovecses' basic emotion terms, this pilot research found that english and vietnamese share the conceptual metaphor emotion is liquid for each basic emotion term, the proportion of the emotion is liquid expressions to the total of emotion tokens was relatively small.
I personally wrote the korean metaphors and similes, but to make sure that i had gotten it all correct, i had conducted face-to-face interviews with several koreans after completing the questionnaire. Contrastive analysis of the conceptual metaphor life is a journey in english and its equivalents in vietnamese i - contrastive analysis of the conceptual metaphor life is a journey in english and its equivalents in vietnamese introduction. Conceptual emigration and immigration metaphors in the language of the press: a contrastive analysis - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. Investigated the emotion domain in vietnamese and english as one example of contrastive analysis of conceptual metaphors across cultures conceptual metaphor, or n d tri nhn in vietnamese, is.
Conceptual metaphor theory proposed by lakoff and johnson appears to be insufficient to explain the fuzziness in categorization and the emergence of mixed metaphors. According to lakoff and johnson in methaphors we live by, the concept of metaphor is in the process of perception and understanding of the world, so an analysis drawn on metaphors in football language can raise our awareness of how we shape images and create links from a special sector to an another special or not special field. This paper will reveal the differences between english and chinese in emotional conceptual metaphor systems furthermore, the paper will also make a thorough analysis of the phenomena for the similarities and differences. From those proposed by barcelona (2001) in his work on the contrastive analysis of metaphors: degree of linguistic conventionalization, degree of conceptual elaboration and existencel non- existence of the mapping in both languages.
Moreover, they employ conceptual metaphor to substi softboiled speech a contrastive analysis of death euphemisms in egyptian arabi c and chinese. Conceptual metaphors thus consist of source domain frames that are mapped onto target domain frames, with most of the inference structure found in the source domain carried over to the corresponding target-domain structure. According to wikipediaa contrastive analysis of vietnamese and english metaphors 3 love is a journey is a conceptual metaphor since the concept love is defined suitably as a journey in which people must try hard in order to reach the final destinationg.
Contrastive analysis of the conceptual metaphor life is a journey in english and its equivalent in vietnamese department of english ho chi minh university of education instructor: bui nguyen khanh ho chi minh city, june 19th, 2013 1 i abstract since its introduction in 1980, the publication metaphors we live by by mark johnson and george. A contrastive analysis of linguistic features of the adjective black in english and den in vietnamese a contrastive analysis of english proverb and idiom related to animals versus the ones in vietnamese. Analysis of english and persian metaphors to pave the way for the learners of english some studies have been done for contrasting some metaphors, such as color metaphors (eslami rasekh & ghafel, 2011), emotion metaphors (pirzad mashak, pazhakh & hayati, 2012. Analysis, metaphor is a basic and indispensable feature of human understanding conceptual metaphors are a matter of thought, not of language only, although they are predominantly realised linguistically.
V abstract within the framework of the present study, simile, which is a special kind of metaphor, is investigated both on the syntactic and conceptual levels. It is hoped that a comparative, contrastive analysis of the conceptual metaphors in these two languages would help resolve this issue there have been many studies of different aspects of economics discourse in recent years, several of which are published in dudley-evans and henderson, 1990 , henderson et al, 1993.
Eger journal of english studies vii (2007) 111-128 metaphors in english, german and hungarian business discourse: a contrastive analysis éva kovács 1 introduction. Cognitive linguistics postulates that the metaphor serves an important role in human thought our conceptual system exists in a strong correlation to the metaphor which mirrors the cultural reality of our lives. The article reports findings of a contrastive analysis of temperature metaphors and forms of their expression in two languages - lithuanian and english based on corpora data, the study reveals both common tendencies and specific features of conceptual temperature metaphors and metaphorical expressions that realise them.
In cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor is defined as understanding one conceptual domain in terms of another conceptual domain consider this example, taken from metaphors we live by (lakoff & johnson, 1980): your claims are indefensible. Methods of analysis of the terminological metaphor in a contrastive approach the cognitive perspective, though secondary to our objectives, is fundamental to the study of reasoning through equivalence, of the transfer from a pre-conceptual. Theory we deal with three metaphoric and metonymic conceptualizations of the head in english and serbian ( the head is an object the head is a container , and the head stands for a person ) to establish whether they manifest any cross-conceptual, cross.