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1.1Figures of speech and verbal language
1.2.1The basic characteristics of metaphor and metonymy
1.2.2Semiotics, semantics, and pragmatics
1.3Extended and transferred meanings
1.3.1Figurative extensions
1.3.2Transferred meanings
1.3.3An analytical continuum
1.3.4Dead metaphors and severed metonymies
2.1.2Literal meaning and source meaning
2.1.3Literal meaning and concrete meaning
2.1.4Figurative meaning and abstract meaning
2.1.5Three analytical distinctions
2.1.6Conversational implicature and paralinguistic modulation
2.2Theory and the grounding of language meanings
3More on Metaphor and Related Tropes
3.1Metaphor and semantic theory
3.2Further inquiry into the character of metaphor
3.2.1Metaphor is more than decorative substitution
3.2.2I A Richards’s metaphor model and attitudinal metaphors
3.2.3Can metaphors be rephrased as more explicit similes?
3.2.4Metaphor and similarity
3.2.5Metaphor and hyponymy
3.2.6Primary or conventional metaphors—and analytic sentences
3.2.7Internal and external metaphors, and Black’s interaction view
3.2.8More on cognitive studies and metaphor: thought complexes and space blends
3.2.9Expanded and mixed metaphors
3.2.10The creative interaction of experience, cognition, and language senses
3.4Personification, and the importance of world views
3.6Hyperbole and understatement
4.4The communicative function of puns
4.5The two meanings in a pun
5.1Metonymy and experiential co-occurrence
5.1.1The expansion test and property inheritance
5.1.2Metonymic scenarios
5.1.3Literal senses and metonymic shifts
5.1.4Types of metonymic shortcuts
5.2.1The general character of synecdoche
5.2.2Denotation and synecdoche
5.3The categorial indeterminacy of some figurative senses
5.4Metonymic and synecdochical abbreviations
6.1The general character of schemes
6.2Phonological schemes, onomatopoeia, and sound symbolism
6.3Parallelism and chiasmus
6.5Schemes, pedagogy, and idiomaticity
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