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Metaphor, culture, and worldview : the case of American English and the Chinese language, Dilin Liu

Label
Metaphor, culture, and worldview : the case of American English and the Chinese language
Title
Metaphor, culture, and worldview
Title remainder
the case of American English and the Chinese language
Statement of responsibility
Dilin Liu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Dilin
Dewey number
428/.00973
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2827
LC item number
.L58 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Chinese language
  • Chinese language
  • Figures of speech
  • Americanisms
  • Metaphor
Label
Metaphor, culture, and worldview : the case of American English and the Chinese language, Dilin Liu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-146) and index
Contents
  • Human-eating society and case-eating police: the use of eating metaphors in Chinese -- Spinning wheels in English and Singing red and white faces in Chinese: more culture-specific metaphors -- Drop the ball vs. Za gua le [break the cooking pot]: a comparison of cultural views and cross-language influence in metaphor use
  • Conclusion
  • List of expressions of dominant metaphors
  • References
  • Index
  • preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Chinese names and translations
  • Metaphor and culture: an introduction
  • Playing on each other's turf: conflation of sports, business, and politics in America
  • Playing hardball and hitting for knockouts: the hard-fought games between the Republicans and Clinton/the Democrats
  • Fumbles in Wall Street and the Three strikes and you're out Law: the use of sports metaphor in other areas of American life -- Buying an argument and selling an agenda in retail politics: business metaphors in American English
  • Dangjia [managing family] and Chiku [eating bitterness] at work: family and eating in Chinese culture and language -- Relatives or neighbors and married-out daughters: relationships between Mainland China and Taiwan, and ties between China and the Overseas Chinese
Control code
ocm50511139
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 150 p.
Isbn
9780761824220
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002032330
Label
Metaphor, culture, and worldview : the case of American English and the Chinese language, Dilin Liu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-146) and index
Contents
  • Human-eating society and case-eating police: the use of eating metaphors in Chinese -- Spinning wheels in English and Singing red and white faces in Chinese: more culture-specific metaphors -- Drop the ball vs. Za gua le [break the cooking pot]: a comparison of cultural views and cross-language influence in metaphor use
  • Conclusion
  • List of expressions of dominant metaphors
  • References
  • Index
  • preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Chinese names and translations
  • Metaphor and culture: an introduction
  • Playing on each other's turf: conflation of sports, business, and politics in America
  • Playing hardball and hitting for knockouts: the hard-fought games between the Republicans and Clinton/the Democrats
  • Fumbles in Wall Street and the Three strikes and you're out Law: the use of sports metaphor in other areas of American life -- Buying an argument and selling an agenda in retail politics: business metaphors in American English
  • Dangjia [managing family] and Chiku [eating bitterness] at work: family and eating in Chinese culture and language -- Relatives or neighbors and married-out daughters: relationships between Mainland China and Taiwan, and ties between China and the Overseas Chinese
Control code
ocm50511139
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 150 p.
Isbn
9780761824220
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002032330

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