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The paper presents a corpus-based method for finding metaphorically used lex-emes and prevailing semantico-conceptual source domains, given a target domain corpus. It is exemplified by a case study on the target domain of European politics, based on a French 800,000 token corpus.
in abundance in natural discourse. It is an effective apparatus to heighten effect and convey various meanings, such as humor, irony, sarcasm, affection, etc. Figurative language can be found not only in fiction, but also in everyday speech, newspaper articles, research papers, and even technical reports. The recognition of figurative language use and the… (More)