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3 Artículos
Acceso abierto

Figuration, constructions and English phrasal verbs: The instances of come up

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 94 - 111

Resumen

Abstract

The paper investigates the evocation of the figurative meanings of English phrasal verbs of the form: component verb come + component particle up when they are employed in resultative constructions. Four instances of come up are discussed. It is suggested that the figurative meanings of come up are rooted to conceptual metaphors.

Palabras clave

  • English phrasal verbs
  • figuration
  • construction grammar
  • cognitive grammar
  • resultatives
  • conceptual autonomy-dependence relation
  • conceptual metaphor
Acceso abierto

The polysemy of the colour term white in English, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 112 - 134

Resumen

Abstract

Colour is one of the central categories of both a conceptual and a linguistic world of image, correlated with an axiological and an esthetic assessment, a semiotic and value world of image of a given national culture, which allows us to talk about colour preferences, ethnic colour mentality, colour gaps and colour universals, that is, about the colour world of image. In addition, colours have senses specific to particular fields, from physics over printing to senses used in everyday life. In the present article, I carry out an analysis of the colour term white in English, and its counterparts in Russian, Tajik and Uzbek from the lexicological and lexicographical point of view, starting with a semasiological perspective, following Steinvall’s (2002: 56) methodology. The conceptual space of the colour term white in lexicographic work tends to be kept compact rather than articulated in great detail, just like in the case of other types of colours, i.e. in an attempt to minimize polysemy, its senses are typically lumped, rather than split. The main aims were to investigate the differences in the representation of adjectives denoting white colour across languages and to compare monolingual and bilingual dictionaries with respect how they structure their meanings, as well as collocations and idiomatic expressions (often based on metaphors and metonymies). A number of field-like clusters of concepts related to the colour terms for white were established. Based on these findings, I proceed to make some suggestions for the improvement of the approach to colour terms for white and other colours in general use and pedagogical dictionaries.

Palabras clave

  • the colour term
  • polysemy
  • culture
  • metonymy
  • metaphor
  • pedagogical lexicography
Acceso abierto

Perception, emotion, and synesthesia: Metaphorical combining in Keats

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 135 - 153

Resumen

Abstract

This article attempts to demonstrate the elaboration of poetic conceptual metaphor by way of perception verbs, emotion verbs, and expressions of synesthesia (sensorial mixing and blending). The instances of conceptual metaphor – various, but always emotionally based in nature – generally include expressions of force-dynamics, taking place within the emotional or psychosocial realm. The analyses, while focusing on a textual analysis as a whole, particularly concentrate on the grammatical and stylistic interplay between verbs and prepositions.

Palabras clave

  • conceptual metaphor
  • cognitive poetics
  • synesthesia
  • perception
  • emotion
  • Keats
3 Artículos
Acceso abierto

Figuration, constructions and English phrasal verbs: The instances of come up

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 94 - 111

Resumen

Abstract

The paper investigates the evocation of the figurative meanings of English phrasal verbs of the form: component verb come + component particle up when they are employed in resultative constructions. Four instances of come up are discussed. It is suggested that the figurative meanings of come up are rooted to conceptual metaphors.

Palabras clave

  • English phrasal verbs
  • figuration
  • construction grammar
  • cognitive grammar
  • resultatives
  • conceptual autonomy-dependence relation
  • conceptual metaphor
Acceso abierto

The polysemy of the colour term white in English, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 112 - 134

Resumen

Abstract

Colour is one of the central categories of both a conceptual and a linguistic world of image, correlated with an axiological and an esthetic assessment, a semiotic and value world of image of a given national culture, which allows us to talk about colour preferences, ethnic colour mentality, colour gaps and colour universals, that is, about the colour world of image. In addition, colours have senses specific to particular fields, from physics over printing to senses used in everyday life. In the present article, I carry out an analysis of the colour term white in English, and its counterparts in Russian, Tajik and Uzbek from the lexicological and lexicographical point of view, starting with a semasiological perspective, following Steinvall’s (2002: 56) methodology. The conceptual space of the colour term white in lexicographic work tends to be kept compact rather than articulated in great detail, just like in the case of other types of colours, i.e. in an attempt to minimize polysemy, its senses are typically lumped, rather than split. The main aims were to investigate the differences in the representation of adjectives denoting white colour across languages and to compare monolingual and bilingual dictionaries with respect how they structure their meanings, as well as collocations and idiomatic expressions (often based on metaphors and metonymies). A number of field-like clusters of concepts related to the colour terms for white were established. Based on these findings, I proceed to make some suggestions for the improvement of the approach to colour terms for white and other colours in general use and pedagogical dictionaries.

Palabras clave

  • the colour term
  • polysemy
  • culture
  • metonymy
  • metaphor
  • pedagogical lexicography
Acceso abierto

Perception, emotion, and synesthesia: Metaphorical combining in Keats

Publicado en línea: 12 Dec 2020
Páginas: 135 - 153

Resumen

Abstract

This article attempts to demonstrate the elaboration of poetic conceptual metaphor by way of perception verbs, emotion verbs, and expressions of synesthesia (sensorial mixing and blending). The instances of conceptual metaphor – various, but always emotionally based in nature – generally include expressions of force-dynamics, taking place within the emotional or psychosocial realm. The analyses, while focusing on a textual analysis as a whole, particularly concentrate on the grammatical and stylistic interplay between verbs and prepositions.

Palabras clave

  • conceptual metaphor
  • cognitive poetics
  • synesthesia
  • perception
  • emotion
  • Keats

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