(Unparelleled) Creativity in Metaphor. Related to poster:. John Barnden School of Computer Science University of Birmingham England From work supported by EPSRC. ATT-Meta: a Theory & a System. Theoretical account of types of reasoning claimed to be fundamental in much metaphor.
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(Unparelleled) Creativity in Metaphor
Related to poster:
School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
From work supported by EPSRC
some source aspect is NOTmapped by them:
Peter’s job is a jail.
Thatcher was the Ronald Reagan of the UK.
Thatcher remains female (& ferociously ferrous)!
Macoute was the Jane Austen of France
plausibly connotes femaleness for Macoute if the gender of this person is unknown.
[cf. Deane 1993; Blending theory]
“John and Mary are in a race with each other at work.”
“This all means that general managers have cricks in their necks from talking down to the Community Health Councils and District Health Authorities, and up to Regions and the Department.” [real example, quoted in Goatly 1997]
“In the far reaches of her mind, Anne knew Kyle was having an affair, butto acknowledge the betrayal to herself would have meant she would have had to take a stand.” [Cosmopolitan, 1994]