Culture and Language

@inproceedings{Kovecses2010CultureAL,
  title={Culture and Language},
  author={Zoltán Kövecses},
  year={2010}
}
I propose that both culture and language are about how human beings make meaning in the world. I briefly introduce various cognitive mechanisms that human being use in making sense of their experiences. Given such mechanisms as categorization, framing, and metaphor, and so on, I discuss three examples of meaning making.