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A Note on Iconicity and Motivation of Expression
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2007-12-18)
While iconic effects can be detected at all levels of linguistic analysis, according to the standard position they have little, if any, relevance for the system of language. I would like to show that iconicity seems marginal ...
Paula Meehan’s Cell: The Imprisoned Dialogue of Female Discourses
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2015-06-15)
The paper discusses Paula Mehan’s play Cell with focus on the female discourses present in the context of this literary work and the multifold metaphorisation that both the title of the work and the contents invite. The ...
Cognitive Metaphors of the Mind in the Canterbury Tales
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-06-17)
The paper presents an analysis of a number of cognitive metaphors pertaining to the concept of mind (e.g. sanity and insanity), heart, and fire. The study has been based on the text of Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. ...
The study of conceptual metaphors in ESAP L2 writing: range and variability
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017-02-23)
The article presents the study of the influence of professional competence of EFL learners on their academic writing. The task was approached through analyzing learners’ competence in specific knowledge domains - knowledge ...