Data Structure in Cognitive Metaphor Research (Metalinguistica #26) (Hardcover)

Data Structure in Cognitive Metaphor Research (Metalinguistica #26) By András Kertész (Editor), Péter Csatár Cover Image

Data Structure in Cognitive Metaphor Research (Metalinguistica #26) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 26 in the Metalinguistica series.

This collection of papers focuses on cognitive metaphor research (CMR) from the perspective of the current debate on linguistic data and evidence. The peculiarity of the book is that it reveals the causes that trigger the methodological problems of data handling in CMR. These problems include the identifiability of metaphors in discourse and the reliability of the methods of gathering metaphors such as linguistic intuition, discourse analysis, corpus analysis, and psycholinguistic experiments. In order to overcome their weaknesses and to enhance their reliance, the papers argue, on the one hand, for the combination of different methods of gathering and evaluating data in CMR. On the other hand, the papers also point out that converging evidence cannot be obtained without constraining the combinability of data stemming from different sources.
Product Details ISBN: 9783631654057
ISBN-10: 3631654057
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W
Publication Date: June 11th, 2014
Pages: 149
Language: English
Series: Metalinguistica