Metaphorical models of romantic love in Romeo and Juliet

  title={Metaphorical models of romantic love in Romeo and Juliet},
  author={Antonio S{\'a}nchez},
Abstract This paper is a report of ongoing research on the application of the theory of conceptual metaphor developed by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson, and Mark Turner to the study of Romeo and Juliet . One of the main goals of this research is the precise characterization of the various models of romantic love that can be discerned in Romeo and Juliet , a play whose main theme has traditionally been thought to be this emotion and its consequences. Since emotions are considered by most cognitive… CONTINUE READING