Compendium of Cognitive Linguistics Research. Volume 2


Thomas Fuyin Li (Editor)

Series: Languages and Linguistics
BISAC: LAN009000

This book contains high-quality research of a theoretical and/or empirical/experimental nature, focusing on the interface between language and cognition. It adopts an interdisciplinary, comparative, multi-methodological approach to the study of language in the general cognitive perspective, as well as theory-based practical applications. It incorporates research from the full range of subject disciplines, theoretical backgrounds, and analytical frameworks that inform the language and cognitive sciences. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Seem: Evidential, Epistemic, or What Else? A Study in Cognitive Semantics
(Günther Lampert, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (JGU), Germany)

Chapter 2. Manner of Motion: A Privileged Dimension of German Expressions
(Sabine De Knop, Françoise Gallez, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium, and others)

Chapter 3. Metaphorical Motion in Linguistic Context: Processing in English and Spanish
(Jill Hohenstein, King’s College London, UK)

Chapter 4. Culture in Embodiment: Evidence from Conceptual Metaphors/Metonymies of Anger in Akan and English
(Gladys Nyarko Ansah, University of Ghana, Legon)

Chapter 5. Attentional Profiles of Parenthetical Constructions: Some Thoughts on a Cognitive-Semantic Analysis of Written Language
(Martina Lampert, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (JGU), Germany)

Chapter 6. The Socially Embedded and Dynamically Embodied Nature of Metonymy’s Prototypicality
(Kent Hill, Seigakuin University, Japan)

Chapter 7. Perception of Emotional Interjections
(Åsa Abelin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Chapter 8. Creative Cognition: A ‘Wave Method’ Analysis of Franz Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’
(Matthias Krug, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 9. Approximative Spaces and the Tolerance Threshold in Communication
(Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland)

Chapter 10. When My Eyes Are on You, Do You Touch My Eyes? A Reclassification of Metaphors Mapping from Physical Contact to Perception
(Karen Sullivan and Wenying Jiang, University of Queensland, Australia)


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