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Query Details


Query Subject:   Time Metaphors
Author:   Sondes Hamdi
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s):  Arabic, Standard
English


Query:   Dear linguists:

I am carrying out a comparative research on the conceptual metaphors for
time in English and Arabic within the Lakoffian framwork. I want to be sure
of two points.

(1)Is it true that so far no single comparative/contrastive study has been
carried out on time metaphors in Arabic and English.

(2) Do you have any published, and thus accessible, references on
comparative studies for time metaphors. Sometimes, I find some interesting
titles in the internet, but they are unpublished, rendering the access to
them difficult.

Thank you!
LL Issue: 17.1658
Date posted: 01-Jun-2006



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