• Sociology
  • Published 1998

A cognitive approach to contrastive analysis: two prepositions of location in Spanish and English

@inproceedings{Gavilanes1998ACA,
  title={A cognitive approach to contrastive analysis: two prepositions of location in Spanish and English},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Angeles Mart{\'i}n Gavilanes},
  year={1998}
}
This paper is part of a Ph.D. that studies spatial prepositions in English and Spanish from the perspective qf Space Grammar as stated by R. Langacker (1987, 1991). It seeks to establish if there is a word-to-word correspondence among spatial prepositions in these two languages, and to discover the underlying patterns of correspondence that may be relevant. One important objective is to evaluate the possibilities of cognitive theory, not only in its application to general linguistic research… CONTINUE READING