Figurative Language in Anger Expressions in Tunisian Arabic: An Extended View of Embodiment

  title={Figurative Language in Anger Expressions in Tunisian Arabic: An Extended View of Embodiment},
  author={Zouhair Maalej},
  journal={Metaphor and Symbol},
  pages={51 - 75}
The work of Lakoff (1987), Lakoff and Kovecses (1987), and Kovecses (1990, 2000a, 2002) on anger situates it within the bounds of "PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AN EMOTION STAND FOR THE EMOTION," thus implying a universal form of physiological embodiment for anger. The main contribution of this article is that anger in Tunisian Arabic (TA) shows many more dimensions of embodiment than physiological embodiment. Anger in TA comes as physiological embodiment, culturally specific embodiment, and… 

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