Is a flexible instrument like a moveable tool? Examining the conceptual bases of metaphorically used words with two discourse‐analytical methods

  • J.B. Herrmann (Speaker)

    Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


    This paper applies a manual procedure for conceptual metaphor analysis to data from the academic register. It tests this procedure by comparing it to a computational tool. The overall goal is to present corpus‐based metaphor analysis with new methodology appropriate for scrutinizing conceptual structures underlying natural linguistic data. Secondly, findings are discussed as being / not being representative of academic discourse.
    Period27 Jul 2009
    Event title19th Annual Meeting Society for Text & Discourse
    Event typeLecture