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Interpreting Figurative Meaning

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Interpreting Figurative Meaning critically evaluates the recent empirical work from psycholinguistics and neuroscience examining the successes and difficulties associated with interpreting figurative language. There is now a huge, often contradictory literature on how people understand figures of speech. Gibbs and Colston argue that there may not be a single theory or mode ...more
Hardcover, 390 pages
Published April 16th 2012 by Cambridge University Press (first published March 22nd 2012)
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