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Metaphor, culture, and worldview

the case of American English and the Chinese language

by Dilin Liu

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Idioms,
    • English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Chinese,
    • English language -- United States -- Terms and phrases,
    • Chinese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English,
    • Chinese language -- Idioms,
    • Figures of speech,
    • Americanisms,
    • Metaphor

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementDilin Liu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2827 .L58 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3563543M
      ISBN 100761824227
      LC Control Number2002032330

      George Philip Lakoff (/ ˈ l eɪ k ɒ f /; born ) is an American cognitive linguist and philosopher, best known for his thesis that lives of individuals are significantly influenced by the central metaphors they use to explain complex phenomena.. The conceptual metaphor thesis, introduced in his and Mark Johnson's book Metaphors We Live By has found applications in a number of. [19] This tool shed metaphor, I think, is an apt description of the non--negotiable role of a worldview perspective as an inside experience from which all things are viewed and understood. Lewis's reflections about the influence of inside experiences are, in fact, quite similar to a central postmodern observation about the human condition, and.

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      Cultural metaphors can be used to profile ethnic groups, nations, clusters of Throughout this book we will use some of his basic concepts, espe - cially the monochronic-polychronic distinction and that between high-context and low-contextcommunication. 10 PARTI. INTRODUCTION. an anthropocentric worldview or a biocentric worldview. Predominant in the linguistic corpus for the former worldview are the metaphors Nature as scala naturae, Nature as machine, while for the latter worldview the metaphors of Nature as mother, Nature as web, Nature as measure are predominant.


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Using dominant metaphors in American English and the Chinese language, Metaphor, Culture, and Worldview explores how metaphor is a product that is simultaneously shaped by and is shaping the culture and the worldview of the people who use it, and how it showcases some unique features of communication of the speakers of the two languages/5(2).

Using dominant metaphors in American English and the Chinese language, Metaphor, Culture, and Worldview explores how metaphor is a product that is simultaneously shaped by and is shaping the culture and the worldview of the people who use it, and how it showcases some unique features of communication of the speakers of the two languages.

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What was missing from these metaphors. The metaphor of the conservationist of the trees in the valley as the 'hair of mother earth' was unspoken. It was unspoken because the discussions during the problem-solving process fit a particular, dominant worldview, and excluded the one favored by a member of the group who had a minority perspective.

"Metaphor, Culture, and Embodiment" published on 03 Sep by Brill. For those in East Asia, a helpful book is Dilin Liu’s Metaphor, Culture, and Worldview: The Case of American English and the Chinese Language. Liu contrasts two major Chinese cultural metaphors. This book presents results of a large-scale experiment into interpretations of the conceptual metaphor the Nation as a Body among nearly 1, respondents from more than 30 linguistic and cultural backgrounds and lays out methodological foundations for cross-cultural metaphor comparison.

The opening statement of Dilin Liu's Metaphor, Culture and Worldview states that "any close scrutiny of human communication, ancient or contemporary, formal or informal, will reveal the popularity of metaphor (Liu,p.

1)."Metaphor had been and is still used by people across the globe, regardless of culture, ethnicity, status, and region, to express their thoughts in a more creative manner. Dilin Liu is the author of Metaphor, Culture, and Worldview ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), How to Describe Grammar and Vocabula 4/5(3).

Kosheek Sewchurran and Irwin Brown: [M]etaphor is a basic structural form of experience by which human beings engage, organize, and understand their organizational metaphor is a well-known way in which organizational experiences are characterized.

We have come to understand organizations as machines, organisms, brains, cultures, political systems, psychic prisons. In the view of culture with which I have been working in this book, there is a notion that, in addition to conceptual metaphor, plays a crucial role: that of cultural model.

Cultural models are important in our attempts to describe and characterize the human conceptual system and, hence, cultures. This cultural metaphoric approach identifies three to eight unique or distinctive features of each cultural metaphor and then discusses 34 national cultures in terms of these features.

The book demonstrates how metaphors are guidelines to help outsiders quickly understand what members of a culture consider important. Painting the Cosmos: Metaphor and Worldview in Images from the Southwest Pueblos and Mexico by Kelley A.

Hays-Gilpin (Editor), Polly Schaafsma (Editor), Robert G. Breunig (Foreword) & out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important?Reviews: 1. In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Death, the narrator, loves metaphors so much it appears he even thinks in them.

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But is culture war helpful? Is it biblical? Should we be jarheads for Jesus? I offer 10 reasons that we need to permanently jettison the culture war metaphor as the church moves into the.Worldview.

Traditional Communication: In analyzing the Chinese culture they can be viewed in Hofstede’s model as having a high power distance, high uncertainty avoidance, collectivist, and high-context type culture.

They are a high power distance culture because of the structures of their society where there are distinct levels of leadership.The pessimist and the fatalist will conclude that ideology and cultural mindsets are inescapable.

From such a perspective, a worldview appears as a confining space, a prison. And, indeed, it seems true that in thinking and in expression, metaphor (one constitutive element of .