Search for dissertations about: "Cognitive metaphor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Cognitive metaphor.

  1. 1. Implementing Cognitive Semantics

    Author : Kenneth Holmqvist; Humanistlaboratoriet; []

    Abstract : This book is about how concepts are structured and processed. It is based on the findings in cognitive linguistics over the last decade, where thorough studies have been made about how concepts function. Concepts appear as image schemata, a spatial form of representation with very powerful properties. READ MORE

  2. 2. Street Artivism on Athenian Walls : A cognitive semiotic analysis of metaphor and narrative in street art

    Author : Georgios Stampoulidis; Kognitiv semiotik; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek Street Art; Urban Creativity; Cognitive Semiotics; Pheno-methodological Triangulation; Polysemiotic Communication; Multimodality; Ethnographic Research; Go-along Interview; Rhetorical Figures; Metaphor Identification Procedures; Verbal and Non-verbal Metaphor; Motivation Sedimentation Model MSM ; Narrative; Secondary Narrativity;

    Abstract : The thesis is a collection of four papers on Greek street art (specifically situated in the city of Athens) with a focus on metaphors and narratives. The overall aim guiding this thesis is to explore how street art in times of crisis can represent sociopolitical issues and in what ways these messages can be conveyed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The 2014 scottish independence referendum in text, image and thought

    Author : Robin Engström; Diane Pecorari; Charlotte Hommerberg; Atsuko Ichijo; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Cognitive linguistics; ideological morphology; legitimation; metaphor; metonymy; nationalism; political discourse; political theory; unionism; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Lingvistik; Linguistics;

    Abstract : In 2014, a referendum was held in Scotland in order to decide the country’s constitutional future. The referendum was the climax of years of campaigning that gave rise to a rich body of political discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Picture Viewing and Picture Description: Two Windows on the Mind

    Author : Jana Holsanova; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse hierarchy; picture description; vision; picture viewing; information flow; discourse segmentation; discourse analysis; coherence; semantics; spatial and temporal relations; cognitive science; linguistics; cognitive linguistics; psycholinguistics; speech; cognition; multimodal communication; mental processes; eye movement protocol; focus of attention; spoken language protocol; information processing; scene perception; areas of interest;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I connect two disciplines, linguistics and vision research, and combine two methods, spoken language protocols and eye movement protocols, in order to cast light on the underlying cognitive processes. In a series of studies, I investigate the processual aspects of picture viewing and picture description. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Sense of Negative Numbers

    Author : Cecilia Kilhamn; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; metaphor; signed number; negative number; number sense; case study; longitudinal; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Numbers are abstract objects that we conceptualize and make sense of through metaphors. When negative numbers appear in school mathematics, some properties of number sense related to natural numbers become contradictory. The metaphors seem to break down, making a transition from intuitive to formal mathematics necessary. READ MORE