The Figure in the Idiom

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JONES, Willie;
(1996)
  • Publisher: 北海学園大学人文学会
  • Journal: 北海学園大学人文論集,volume 6,pages1-30
  • Subject: idiom | metaphor | metonymy

The argument: every metaphor and metaphoric idiom grows out of and is nourished by a seminal metonymy. Since these germinating seeds-and the mineral elements which feed them-work under cover, we tend to overlook them when we feast off harvests cropped from the fields of... View more
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