Tag: Cognitive linguistics

Cross-Linguistic Analysis of Body Part Metaphor Conceptualization from a Cognitive Semiosis Perspective

In accordance with Lakovian cognitive linguistics in metaphoric analysis, this paper aims to explore the human cognitive capacity of metaphoric conceptualization of body parts. A contrastive analysis on the cognitive features of metaphorical expressions utilizing various body parts pertaining to the ‘head’ domain, e.g., face and tongue in the English and Farsi languages