Metaphors Essay Topics

Role performance in an interpreted discourse process

From the previous chapter it is clear that an interpreter’s role is more than that of passing messages back and forth; it is also а role that manages the communication process of exchanging those messages. In this chapter, І begin with а discussion of how the role has been and, in many ways, still is… View Article

Critical Response to Lackoff and Johnson’s Metaphors

The metaphor is central to human thought. Clearly this is the principle thesis presented in Metaphors We Live By (1980). Indeed, the thesis is contained very clearly within the title of the text. Yet, perhaps the most striking point about the argument presented by these two linguists is expressed in the idea that language is… View Article