Metaphoric Discourse in the Age of Cognitive Linguistics, with Special Reference to Tunisian Arabic (TA)

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  title={Metaphoric Discourse in the Age of Cognitive Linguistics, with Special Reference to Tunisian Arabic (TA)},
  author={Zouhair Maalej},
  year={1999}
}
L'A. se situe dans le cadre theorique de la linguistique cognitive developpee par Lakoff et Johnson (1980), qui considere que notre systeme conceptuel par lequel nous experimentons et comprenons la realite, est domine par la pensee metaphorique. Dans une perspective interculturelle destinee a comprendre comment les individus appartenant a d'autres cultures structurent leur experience du monde et leur mode de pensee, il examine ici les metaphores conceptuelles utilisees en arabe tunisien, en se… 

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