Advancing the debate on deliberate metaphor

  • Gibbs, Jr. R
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The article discusses issues concerning deliberate metaphor. It mentions that deliberateness in metaphors, which should not be linked whether a metaphor is novel or conventional, alive or dead. It states that Gerard Steen argues that metaphors are possibly deliberate and make special rhetorical effects. It also cites suggestions in psycholinguistics, in which categorization metaphors lack metaphorocity and that metaphor is a product of coordination among various dynamical constraints.

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  • Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.

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