Source Domains as Concept Domains in Metaphorical Expressions

  title={Source Domains as Concept Domains in Metaphorical Expressions},
  author={Siaw-Fong Chung and Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang},
The use of lexical resources in linguistic analysis has expanded rapidly in recent years. However, most lexical resources, such as WordNet or online dictionaries, at this point do not usually indicate figurative meanings, such as conceptual metaphors, as part of a lexical entry. Studies that attempt to establish the relationships between literal and figurative language by detecting the connectivity between WordNet relations usually do not deal with linguistic data directly. However, the present… CONTINUE READING

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