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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Journal Title: Metaphor and the Social World
Volume/Issue:   3 / 2
Issue Title: Metaphorical creativity across modes
Date: 2014
Table of Contents: 2013. v, 137 pp.

Table of Contents


Special issue on metaphorical creativity across modes
Laura Hidalgo Downing and Blanca Kraljevic Mujic
133 – 139


Crazy creative metaphors: Crazy metaphorical minds?
Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., Lacey Okonski and Miles Hatfield
141 – 159

The GOOD IS LIGHT and BAD IS DARK metaphor in feature films
Charles J. Forceville and Thijs Renckens
160 – 179

Multimodal metaphors in contemporary experimental literature
Alison Gibbons
180 – 198

Metaphorical creativity and recontextualization in multimodal advertisements on e-business across time
Laura Hidalgo Downing, Blanca Kraljevic Mujic and Begoña Nuñez-Perucha
199 – 219

Pictorial metonymy as creativity source in “Purificación García” advertising campaigns
Beatriz Villacañas and Michael White 220 – 239

Situated-‘instant’ metaphors: Creativity in Spanish 15M slogans
Manuela Romano 240 – 259

Book review

Gonzalez-Marquez, M., Mittelberg, I., Coulson, S. & Spivey, M. (Eds). (2006). Methods in Cognitive Linguistics
Reviewed by Honesto Herrera-Soler 261 – 269
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Spanish
LL Issue: 25.1140