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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 139–141.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eyal Segal Ritchie L. David , Metaphor . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . ix + 240 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Neil Fraistat and Julia Flanders, eds., A Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Chanita Goodblatt; Joseph Glicksohn The authors first present the interaction theory of metaphor, emphasizing its notion of bidirectionality. They then discuss the relationship between bidirectionality and blending, making explicit the different expectations regarding bidirectionality deriving from...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 15–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Marcel Danesi Views on the role of metaphor in language have varied ever since Aristotle discovered it and described its features. Traditional accounts of metaphor have seen it as a form of comparison or substitution for literal language, or else a “deviant” form of semantics. This situation...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Albert N. Katz; Hamad Al-Azary Received wisdom holds that there is a basic and intrinsic directionality in metaphor, wherein switching the target and source of a metaphor either leads to a loss of meaning or, if meaningful, is based on different sets of features. Here the authors review...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Margaret H. Freeman In this article the author explores the notion of possible bidirectionality in metaphor through an examination of Black's (1962, 1993) interaction theory, Fauconnier and Turner's (2002) blending theory, and several studies that document cases of interdomain influence...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Roy Porat; Yeshayahu Shen It is widely held that the direction of mapping from the source to the target domain in metaphors derives directly from the conceptual relations between its members (e.g., from concrete to abstract, from salient to less salient). In contrast, the authors propose...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
... provided evidence that synesthesia might be bidirectional. Similarly, discussions of metaphors have suggested that metaphors are unidirectional and, in particular, move from the concrete to the abstract dimensions. For example, the smell of fish might induce suspicion (“Something smells fishy”). However...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 205–208.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Eyal Segal New Books at a Glance Kathrin Fahlenbrach, ed., Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games: Cognitive Approaches. New York: Routledge, 2016. xiii 1300 pp. Conceptual metaphor theory (CMT), which was inaugurated by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s seminal study...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 353–370.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Margaret H. Freeman © 2008 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2008 Masako K. Hiraga, Metaphor and Iconicity: A Cognitive Approach to Analysing Texts . Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. xvi + 261 pp. Barcelona, Antonio, ed. 2000 Metaphor and Metonymy...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 423–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Daniel W. Gleason In this essay I investigate how image metaphorsmetaphors that link one concrete object to another, such as “her spread hand was a starfish”—promote visualization in the reader. Focusing on image metaphors in Imagist poetry, I assert that the two terms (e.g., the hand...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal Alan Cienki and Cornelia Müller, eds., Metaphor and Gesture . Amsterdam: Benjamins , 2008 . viii + 306 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S. Eliot, T. E. Hulme, Ezra Pound...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in the Confucian scholar Mao Heng's exegesis of the Book of Poems ( Shijing , China's oldest collection of poetry). Polemically, I suggest that the poetics of the second century b.c. and its interest in metaphoricity originated in a philosophizing on the phenomenon of illusion , that is, the deceptive resemblance...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 581–609.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Marie-Laure Ryan The concept of narrative has been widely invoked by theorists of digital textuality, but the promotion of what is described as the storytelling power of the computer has often relied on shallow metaphors, loose conceptions of narrative, and literary models that ignore...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 March 2003
... communication milieu. The reception of the poetry by the specific listening audience is considered, with special attention given to the functioning of metaphor in relation to states of mind brought about by the use of psychedelics, such as LSD. The poetry itself is situated as both contribution...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
... it. By introducing the concepts of minding, metaphor, and icon as structures of the imagination, I show how the language of poetic expression in Matthew Arnold’s poem “Dover Beach” enables us to apprehend the ways we intuitively participate in the reality that underlies our conscious experience. Such participation...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 433–458.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Pradeep Sopory Metaphors are both cognitive and affective in their meaning. However, a discussion of affect has been absent from recent theories of metaphor comprehension. This article looks at how affect, broadly conceptualized as positive and negative valence, may interact with cognition during...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David S. Danaher Russian has two words corresponding to English truth and four words corresponding to English lie . While studies have detailed the semantic and pragmatic differences between these two terms, how these domains are metaphorized in everyday language—and exploited in literature—has yet...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Mark J. Bruhn This article proposes an essential pragmatic adjustment to the model of bidirectionality in verbal metaphor comprehension that has been developed from Max Black’s interaction theory of metaphor, most recently in the 2017 special issue of Poetics Today titled “Bidirectionality...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 735–739.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Joseph Glicksohn Metaphor comprehension is not necessarily equivalent to metaphor production, nor do these necessarily refer to the same process. While both demand creative acts of cognition on the part of the reader and the poet, these are not necessarily the same type of creativity. Metaphor...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal Trites Roberta Seelinger , Literary Conceptualizations of Growth: Metaphors and Cognition in Adolescent Literature . Amsterdam : Benjamins , 2014 . viii + 164 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart...