correspondences. The traveler of course corresponds to the person leading alife. The journey corresponds to livingalife. The destination corresponds to the purpose or goal of life. The stages of the journey correspond to stages in life. The distance covered along the journey corresponds to the progress made in
completely different way in the love is fire metaphor or in the life is fire metaphor. It looks like we have a more general kind of conceptual metaphor, a higher-level metaphor that we can call intensity is heat . That seems to motivate the particular specific-level conceptual metaphors, which in turn
hammer me into a crowbar” and so on. The basic story is the same: God is making people and this is a big part of the western religious system, and we can say that because Sandburg shares this global religious symbolic system—it seems to motivate his use of this particular metaphor.
Let’s take another
that occurs around the world.
Now as part of this metaphor, there is another very important case, which is external events can affect you. That is, something that happens outside can cause you to do something else, and can make a change in your life. So if achieving a purpose is reaching a
mean”, now, or “he is boiling mad.” What’s interesting about this is that this sets up a system of hundreds of primitive metaphors that you learn automatically just by living, just by going around the world everyday, living your life as a child, happily doing whatever children do, you are going to
metaphor that motivates aspect in Russian
PERFECTIVE IS A DISCRETE SOLID OBJECT vs. IMPERFECTIVE IS A FLUID SUBSTANCE
Correlation between aspectual distinctions and count/mass, number distinctions
Contrasts perfective vs. imperfective (no progressive and no
understanding of polysemy as follows:
Polysemic words consist of a number of radially related categories even though each of the polysemic senses can itself display a complex prototype structure. The central radial category member provides a cognitive model that motivates the noncentral
and close proximity to nature in everyday life. 3 The Warnindhilyagwa people of Groote Eylandt, a low-lying island in the Gulf of Carpentaria off the northeastern tip of Australia’s Northern Territory, traditionally engaged in a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Their considerable knowledge of the plant
from elsewhere, and SLEDGE and TO·
BOGGAN, where there is not even a device fixed to the feet. Nevertheless, the pattern
may be clear enough to motivate the zero-derivation of Cycling verbs.
However suggestive it may be, though, the linguistic evidence does not show that
Cycling isa Foot