Sökning: "metaphor"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 235 avhandlingar innehållade ordet metaphor.

  1. 1. Folkligt bildspråk : En studie över djurbenämningar i metaforisk användning i svenska dialekter : a study of animal designations in metaphoric usage in Swedish dialects

    Författare :Annika Karlholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages - general; Wörter und Sachen; animal designation; subject word; special designation; semiotics; cognitive semantics; metaphor; abstract similarity metaphor; correlational metaphor; image metaphor; linguistic metaphor; conceptual metaphor; tools; utility goods; culture; cognition; categorization; polysemy; homonymy; meaning development; Nordiska språk - allmänt; Scandinavian languages; Nordiska språk; nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Sammanfattning : The main object of this thesis on popular figurative language is to try to explain the relationshipbetween an artifact and its designation, i.e., to try to explain why a certain object has been namedfor an animal and what the people who used the word were attempting to describe with the help ofthis animal designation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Architectural Metaphor : Textual Models in Spatial Construction

    Författare :Anders Johansson; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Architectural theory; Model; Metaphor; Narrative; Representation; Trope; Paul Ricoeur; Max Black; Nelson Goodman; Michel de Certeau;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation concerns the concept of model withinarchitecture, and elaborates particular uses in this field,where modelling is a heuristic process aiming at invention anddiscovery. Methodologically, this is made by introducing thecomparative concepts of metaphor and narrative. LÄS MER

  3. 3. ”Det här är ju dött tåg liksom…” : en studie av metaforer för ROMANTISK KÄRLEK i talad svenska

    Författare :Per Boström; Ann-Catrine Edlund; Marlene Johansson Falck; Ekberg Lena; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Metaphor; ROMANTIC LOVE; Spoken Swedish; Metaphor identification; Discourse dynamic metaphor research; Conceptual metaphor; Cognitive Linguistics; Cultural model; Focus group research; language studies; språkvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to investigate the metaphorization of ROMANTIC LOVE in spoken Swedish. The study is based on 4 semi-structured focus group conversations with participants in two age groups; 24–33 and 50–54. A Swedish short film and questions related to the film were used as stimuli for the conversations. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Meaning by metaphor : an exploration of metaphor with a metaphoric reading of two short stories by Stephen Crane

    Författare :Gunnar Backman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket;

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  5. 5. Metaphor as a mode of interpretation : An essay on interactional and contextual sense-making processes, metaphorology, and verbal arts

    Författare :Claes Entzenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; context; contextualization; active determination; interpretation; linguistic item; metaphor; sense-making; understanding; Estetik; Aesthetics; Estetik; Aesthetics; estetik;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is an attempt to assess the oddity and importance of metaphor, both viewed as inseparable, internal aspects of the metaphorical sense-making activity. To outline the "challenge" of metaphor, arguments are made against the traditional approaches to metaphor, namely the idea that metaphor is a thing, an entity out there in the discourse or text, whose meaning is embedded within its discrete units and parts. LÄS MER