Tag: figurative language

  • New book: “Figurative Language, Genre and Register”

    Researchers investigating figurative language using corpora will find this new volume extremely helpful: Deignan, A., Littlemore, J. & Semino, E. (2013) Figurative language, genre and register. Cambridge Applied Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781107009431 This book brings together discourse analysis and corpus linguistics in a cutting-edge study of figurative language in spoken and written discourse. The…

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