Models of Figurative Language

A Special Double Issue of Metaphor and Symbol

Edited by Rachel Giora

© 2001 – Psychology Press

192 pages

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About the Book

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Volume 16, Numbers 3&4, 2001

Contents: R. Giora, Foreword. S. Frisson, M. Pickering, Obtaining a Figurative Interpretation of a Word: Support for Underspecifications. O. Peleg, R. Giora, O. Fein, Salience and Context Effects: Two Are Better Than One. A.N. Katz, T.R. Ferretti, Moment-by-Moment Reading of Proverbs in Literal and Nonliteral Contexts. D. Gentner, B.F. Bowdle, Convention, Form, and Figurative Language Processing. D.L. Chiappe, J.M. Kennedy, Literal Bases for Metaphor and Simile. S. Glucksberg, M.R. Newsome, Y. Goldvarg, Inhibition of the Literal: Filtering Metaphor Irrelevant Information During Metaphor Comprehension. S. Coulson, T. Matlcok, Metaphor and the Space Structuring Model. R.W. Gibbs, Jr., Evaluating Contemporary Models of Figurative Language Comprehension.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN018000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Speech