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Metaphor, similarity and semantics fields

Brinck, Ingar LU (1992) In Understanding the Arts p.195-214
Abstract
A variant of the compatrison theory of metaphor is put forward. The main points are (a) a theory of metaphor belongs to semantics, not pragmatics, (b) a metaphorical statement is a similarity statement, usually comparing descriptions of objects, (c) a metaphor is a constellation of words connected by a certain kind of relation - the metaphorical link, (d) metaphors are not necessarily asymmetric, (e) what expressions copunt as metaphors in a certain language has to do with the semantic fields of the language in question.
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Lund University Press
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English
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  editor       = {Emt, Jeanette and Hermerén, Göran},
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  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {195--214},
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  series       = {Understanding the Arts},
  title        = {Metaphor, similarity and semantics fields},
  year         = {1992},
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