Metonymy and its manifestation in visual artworks: Case study of late paintings by Bruegel the Elder

  title={Metonymy and its manifestation in visual artworks: Case study of late paintings by Bruegel the Elder},
  author={Georgij Yu. Somov},
Abstract Being the object of semiotic studies, metonymy demands investigation in the non-verbal domain, i.e., visual sign systems. When analyzing the metonymies of visual artworks, they prove to have different sources: verbal and visual sources refer to codes, languages, contexts, and sign forms of a work (denotations, connotations, and organizing sign structures). Different particular metonymies promote incarnation of a general metonymy of work. In the work structure (or coding), particular… 
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