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Cognitive Linguistics in the Making

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Edited By Kinga Rudnicka-Szozda and Aleksander Szwedek

The papers in this book address the most fundamental, currently investigated problems in cognitive linguistics in a wide spectrum of perspectives. Apart from some traditional descriptions of particular metaphors and metonymies, there are analyses of spatio-temporal relations, motion and stillness, iconicity, force dynamics, as well as subjectivity and objectivity in language. The analyses are based on a number of languages: English, Polish, Russian, German, Lithuanian, Italian and Danish. The essays represent case studies, theoretical analyses as well as practical applications.
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The concepts of sleep and death in the Italian language and the unidirectionality of metaphor

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Abstract The aim of this article is to present the relationship between the concepts of sleep and death in the Italian language in the light of the unidirectionality hypothesis.

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