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Friendly Metaphors

Essays on Linguistics, Literature and Culture in Honour of Aleksander Szwedek


Ewa Welnic and Jacek Fisiak

Contents: Jacek Fisiak: Preface – Krzysztof Andrzejczak: From Cuba to Iraq: American writers on war – Krystyna Droździał-Szelest: Applied linguistics and its contribution to language pedagogy – Tomasz Fojt/Przemysław Żywiczyński: The contribution of Benjamin Lee Whorf to the cognitive linguistics view of metaphor – Grzegorz Iwanciw: Evaluating Websites for educational purposes – Irena Janicka-Świderska: The possible/impossible worlds in Macbeth – Wojciech Jasiakiewicz: «Once in a Polish country-house everything is easy except to get out again». Poles in selected British travel writing texts of the 1860s – Tomasz Krzeszowski: A tract about wine in the Bible –Jan Majer/Halina Majer: English on target: a second, third, foreign or international language? – Aneta Mancewicz: Metatheatre(s) in Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound and Harold Pinter’s The Lover – Michael Oliver: Going for the Jagular: metaphor and paronomasia in motoring texts – Dariusz Pestka: Charles Ives: between passion and innovation – Agnieszka Salska: Engulfing mysteries of things, people and places: Paul Bowles’ stories – Paweł Schreiber: Tom Stoppard’s Travesties: the old man and history – Waldemar Skrzypczak: ‘Avderbiality’: the ‘backstage of cognition’ – Piotr Stalmaszczyk: A note on Otto Jespersen’s contribution to the theory of predication – Adela Styczyńska: The moral dilemma of a twentieth-century man: Henry James’ The Birthplace – Maria Walat: Otherness: training in cultural difference – Ewa Wełnic: Crossing borders: Eastern European experience in Canada – Marta Wiszniowska: Victims unto perpetrators: the growth of underage protagonists – Karl Wood: Spa culture and social exclusivity: some historical reflections.