Sweet Mouths and Strong Heads across the Atlantic and Pacific: A semantic analysis of body image constructions in English-lexifier Creoles

Micah Corum, Carsten Levisen

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Abstract

In this presentation,we analyze usesofsweetmouthandstrongheadin Bislama andNigerianPidgin, which speakers usemetaphoricallyandmetonymicallyto conveycultural an dethno -psychologicalnoti ons.Wetakeadouble-prongapproachcombininginsightsfromcognitivemetaphortheoryand NSMsemantics to studyhistoricalmacro-semanticoperations incombination withthelocal micro-semanticconfiguration.T he studyo fb odyi mageconstructionsallows fora nuancing ofcurrentdiscussion on universalityand relativityinC reole stu
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato2020
StatusUdgivet - 2020
BegivenhedThe 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America - Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans , USA
Varighed: 2 jan. 20205 jan. 2020
https://www.linguisticsociety.org/event/lsa-2020-annual-meeting

Konference

KonferenceThe 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America
LokationHilton New Orleans Riverside
LandUSA
ByNew Orleans
Periode02/01/202005/01/2020
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