Metaphorical Reasoning with an Economical Set of Mappings

Abstract

There exist a broad class of metaphorical utterances that, although widely reported, have received little detailed examination. These metaphors are not totally novel; instead, the vehicles contain novel extensions to familiar conceptual metaphors. That is, they (a) rest on a conceptual metaphor that is familiar to the understander but (b) transcend the list… (More)

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