By Jonathan Charteris-Black
In a stimulating and novel procedure, this ebook explains why metaphors are persuasive, suggesting that they're ideologically powerful simply because they're cognitively believable and evoke an emotional reaction. "Critical Metaphor research" is then constructed in a chain of corpus-based stories during which research of collocations offers perception into the cognitive motivation and expressive connotation of metaphor. by way of unifying conventional and cognitive semantic with pragmatic techniques, the reader turns into conscious of the significance of metaphor in persuasive language.
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13. See also: J. H. Zammito, ‘Ankersmit’s postmodernist historiography: the hyperbole of “opacity”’, History and Theory 37 (1998): 330–46. In his later work, Ankersmit does involve reality in his philosophy, but then he does not see the access to it in a tertium or language, but in the aesthetic-historical experience. The non-referential character of metaphors, however, remains a foundation of his philosophical endeavours. 14. For this also see: Chr. Lorenz, ‘Can histories be true? Narrativism and the “metaphorical turn”’, History and Theory 37 (1998): 309–30.
Eds), Groniek 89/90 (1984, Taal en Geschiedenis): 103–17 and 118–28, respectively; see also: W. J. Van der Dussen, ‘Geschiedfilosofie als geschiedtheorie’, Groniek 93 (1985): 191–6. 46. F. R. Ankersmit, ‘Een rehabilitatie van Romeins conceptie van de theoretische geschiedenis’ and H. S. J. Jansen, ‘Geschiedfilosofie en geschiedtheorie’, Groniek 93 1985): 180–90. The difference between Ankersmit and Jansen is that Ankersmit mainly defends the synthesizing intention behind Romein’s theory of history, while Jansen also accentuates pragmatism and thereby the attention Romein’s conception implicitly demands for the context of discovery.
171–5 and elsewhere. 17. M. Hesse, ‘Models, metaphors and truth’, in F. Ankersmit and J. A. Mooij (eds), Knowledge and language 3. Metaphor and knowledge (Dordrecht, Boston, London 1993), pp. 50–67. 18. See also: P. Zagorin, ‘History, the referent, and narrative’ (mentioned above in Note 3). 19. P. Ricoeur, Time and narrative I (Chicago, London 1984), pp. 175– 80. It is incomprehensible that Ankersmit labels Ricoeur an antiscientist (see Ankersmit, De macht van de representatie, pp. 203–4). Although Ricoeur is no positivist, he rejects the proposition that historical narratives are self-explanatory.
Corpus Approaches to Critical Metaphor Analysis by Jonathan Charteris-Black