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corresponds to living a life. 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 life. Path of the journey corresponds to ways of living. Obstacles along the way

In: Ten Lectures on Figurative Meaning-Making: The Role of Body and Context

? The second one: how and to what degree are idioms motivated in relation to two languages? How do different languages express idiomatic meanings? And four: how and to what degree do the cultural ideological backgrounds underlying particular languages play a role in the expression of idiomatic meanings

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could have been used instead of “rebuilds his life”. So the question is: Is there any motivation for this particular metaphor? I would say yes. The reason is, we find out from the article, that’s why we have to look at the entire discourse to see what motivates a particular metaphorical use and why. It

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to be very careful to briefly recapitulate some background material as it becomes needed throughout the lecture. I want to start by motivating a little bit the problem of cognitive aging. This is a figure from the United Nations. They give these data nation by nation, and this is just showing

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