Browsing Linguistics, Language and Arts by Author "Mottin, Lívia Pretto"
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Chick Lit, Chick Magnet, Biker Chick, Hippie Chick : metaphorical uses of Chick in contemporary american english Mottin, Lívia Pretto; Sarmento, Simone (2011) [Journal article]Metaphors are not just a poetic or rhetorical tool, they are part of our conceptual system (Lakoff and Johnson, 1980). They allow us to understand one aspect of a concept in terms of another. This paper aims at unraveling ...