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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., as well as in interaction theory. However, the asymmetry of visual metaphor, in which concepts are depicted in images, is debated in the existing literature. The authors argue that the main reason behind this is that images lack an explicit copula (“X is Y”); so it is not always clear what a visual...
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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 (2017) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2017
... “Interpreting Visual Metaphors: Asymmetry and Reversibility.” Special issue , Poetics Today 38 , no. 1 : 93 – 122 . Jackendoff Ray Aaron David 1991 “More than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor by George Lakoff; Mark Turner,” Language 67 , no. 2 : 320 – 38...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... Notes on Contributors 211 Amitash Ojha is currently a researcher at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He got his PhD in cognitive science from IIIT-H, India. His PhD thesis was entitled “An Empirical Study on Visual Metaphors,” in which he conducted empirical studies including eye tracking...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 551–605.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Siglind Bruhn Not only poets may respond to a work of visual art with a creative act in their own medium, transposing the style and structure, the message and metaphors from the visual to the verbal. Composers, more and more frequently,are also exploring this interartistic mode of transfer...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “ Dugald Stewart: His Development in Scottish and European Context ,” special issue, of History of European Ideas 38 , no 1 : 1 – 178 . Indurkhya Bipin Ojha Amitash 2017 “ Interpreting Visual Metaphors: Asymmetry and Reversibility ,” Poetics Today 38 : 93 – 121...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... origins of the metaphors that aesthetics “lived by” in mid-eighteenth-century France and in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. What kind of cultural crisis engenders the cult of difficulty and retardation? How is this aesthetics connected to the idea of freedom? In order to answer...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
... as the mechanism by which bidirectional metaphors may turn into unidirectional ones. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 comparison visual metaphor conceptual metaphor grammatical asymmetry language References Boroditsky Lera 2000 “Metaphoric Structuring...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
... particularly instructive for the present attempt to exam- ine the space between thing and theory. Martin Jay (1993a: 1) has playfully reminded us that, ‘‘if we actively focus our attention on [the ubiquity of visual metaphors], vigilantly...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- tial for metaphorical extension is dramatically increased when the Vision framework occurs in combination with the other modes of conceptualiza- tion that we are about to examine. As I will soon demonstrate,Tolstoy often relies on visual metaphors of this kind—as well as on their latent potential...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 309–334.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and becoming the “chosen one” to fight for truth and justice, but the ACM of the “red pill” crystallizes the masterplot into a single compact discursive item that works as a verbal or visual metaphor for an epiphany. The alleged culprit of Musk's conspiracy is hidden in the rose emoji. On Twitter, the rose...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 517–560.
Published: 01 September 2009
...- Sullivan • Languages of Art 521 phors that consider visual art in terms of language, and all use many of the same metaphoric words to describe their art, such as language, story, and so forth. It is against the background of these similarities that the divisions in these artists...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 353–370.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and Japanese poetic texts, revealing the metaphor-icon links variously manifested on visual, oral, grammatical, and conceptual levels; and (3) further consideration of metaphor and iconicity in grammar and discourse in general. Here, Hiraga focuses on the visual/oral distinctions between logographic...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 519–562.
Published: 01 December 2013
... provides the criterion of visibility. Things that can be seen are believed to exist, therefore metaphors that specify visual objects lend credi- bility to the idea that there truly was a figure in the carpet. By contrast, the primary metaphor ESSENCE IS INTERNAL is associated with the quality of being...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . 1987 “On Cross-Modal Similarity: Auditory – Visual Interactions in Speeded Discrimination,” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 13 : 384 – 94 . 1996 “On Perceptual Metaphors,” Metaphor and Symbolic Activity 11 : 39 – 66 . 2009...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and Multimodality: Towards a New Synthesis .” Journal of Multimodal Communication 7 , no. 1 . 10.1515/mc-2017-0021 . Bateman John A. Wildfeuer Janina . 2014 . “ A Multimodal Discourse Theory of Visual Narrative .” Journal of Pragmatics 74 : 180 – 208 . Bateman John A. Wildfeuer...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 February 2017
... CMT very appropriate for the study of metaphor outside literature (or linguistic contexts in general); however, “its adaptation to disciplines dealing with visual, multimodal, and audiovisual artifacts is still rare” (1 – 2), notes the editor Kathrin Fahlenbrach in the introduction to this volume...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 205–208.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., or conceptual domain, in terms of another — rather than as a linguistic phenomenon. This would appear to make CMT very appropriate for the study of metaphor outside literature (or linguistic contexts in general); however, “its adaptation to disciplines dealing with visual, multimodal, and audiovisual...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 183–187.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . Bateman John A. 2008 . Multimodality and Genre: A Foundation for the Systematic Analysis of Multimodal Documents . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan . Bateman John A. 2014 . Text and Image: A Critical Introduction to the Visual/Verbal Divide . New York : Routledge . Bateman...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... with which it has no self-evident congeniality. I hope to demonstrate this by endorsing the con- ception of metaphor as a convergence of frames (Hrushovski or dis- courses. This particular kind of metaphoricity underlies the methodology of Proust’s ‘‘visual poetics He develops this poetics through...