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Metaphors We Live By

George Lakoff

The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure ou...
Publish Date
2003
April 14
First Published in 1980
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9780226468013
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
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