Metaphor in academic discourse: Linguistic forms, conceptual structures, communicative functions and cognitive representations

J.B. Herrmann

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD-Thesis - Research and graduation internal

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Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Steen, G.J., Supervisor
  • Cienki, Alan, Co-supervisor
Award date5 Jul 2013
Place of PublicationUtrecht
Print ISBNs9789460931154
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • metaphor; academic discourse; academic writing; science writing; academic prose; specialized discourse; expertise; metaphor identification; dictionary; register; corpus; discourse; metaphor variation; metaphor conventionality; career of metaphor; cognitive linguistics; sociolinguistics
  • psycholinguistics

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