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Justified pride? Metaphors of the word pride in English language corpora, 1418–1991


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Title: Justified pride? Metaphors of the word pride in English language corpora, 1418–1991
Authors: Tissari, Heli
Issue Date: Sep-2006
University: University of Helsinki
Institution: English Department
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Gothenburg University
Series/Report no.: NJES
Vol. 5, No. 1
Keywords: metaphors
pride
Abstract: This article deals with the words pride, proud and proudly in a cognitive linguistic framework, addressing the questions: (1) What causes pride? (2) Which other concepts are associated with pride? (3) What are people’s behavioural reactions to pride? (4) Which conceptual metaphors contribute to people’s understanding of pride? It discusses and compares three periods, Late Middle and Early Modern English (1400–1700), Late Modern English (1700–1900), and Present-Day (20th century) English, with th... more
ISBN: 1502-7694
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/3155
Appears in Collections:NJES Volume 5, No. 1 (2006)

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