Patterns of Imagery in Language
Edited By Marek Kuźniak, Agnieszka Libura and Michał Szawerna
Swan neck and goose rump: Metaphor and metonymy in specialized English and Polish equestrian vocabulary
Eleonora Pawłowicz University of Silesia
The paper concerns metonymy and metaphor in English and Polish equestrian specialized vocabulary. It demonstrates the importance of figurative language in specialized vocabulary, contrary to the traditional approach within the discipline of Terminology. First, the following relevant traditional principles are outlined: concepts are clear-cut; univocity is essential; figurative language is undesirable. These are contrasted with recent approaches, recommending sociocognitive perspective and non-prescriptive methodology.
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