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Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Embodiment and discourse Beate Hampe; Part I. Metaphor in Cognition: 2. Sources and targets in Primary Metaphor Theory Joseph E. Grady and Giorgio A. Ascoli; 3. The hierarchical structure of mental metaphors Daniel Casasanto; 4. Metaphorical directionality Yeshayahu Shen and Roy Porat; 5. Body-schema and body-image in metaphorical cognition Valentina Cuccio; 6. Primary metaphors are both cultural and embodied Bodo Winter and Teenie Matlock; Part II. More Than Metaphor: 7. Source actions ground metaphor via metonymy Irene Mittelberg and Gina Joue; 8. Metaphor and other cognitive operations in interaction Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibanez; 9. On the role of embodied cognition in the understanding and use of metonymy Jeannette Littlemore; Part III. Metaphor in Discourse: 10. The cancer card Elena Semino and Zsofia Demjen; 11. Mappings and narrative in figurative communication Alice Deignan; 12. Contextual activation of story simulation in metaphor comprehension L. David Ritchie; 13. From image schema to metaphor in discourse Charles J. Forceville; 14. Doing metaphor Thomas W. Jensen; Part IV. Salient Metaphor: 15. Attention to metaphor Gerard J. Steen; 16. Waking Metaphors Cornelia Muller; Epilogue. The embodied and discourse views of metaphor Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.

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This book brings together leading metaphor researchers from a number of disciplines to unite the field of metaphor theory.

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Beate Hampe is Professor of Language and its Structure at Universitat Erfurt, Germany. She is author of Superlative Verbs (2002) and the editor of From Perception to Meaning: Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics (2005).

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