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Activating metaphors: exploring the embodied nature of metaphorical mapping in political discourse

Giovanelli, Marcello

Authors

Marcello Giovanelli Marcello.Giovanelli@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

Objectives: This activity allows students to explore the embodied nature of metaphor and its interpretative significance by using gesture and physical movement. Students also understand how, in metaphor, abstract entities are conceptualized in terms of something more concrete.

Citation

Giovanelli, M. (2015). Activating metaphors: exploring the embodied nature of metaphorical mapping in political discourse. Communication Teacher, 30(1), doi:10.1080/17404622.2015.1102303

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Dec 22, 2015
Deposit Date Feb 23, 2016
Publicly Available Date Feb 23, 2016
Journal Communication Teacher
Print ISSN 1740-4622
Electronic ISSN 1740-4630
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 30
Issue 1
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/17404622.2015.1102303
Keywords Persuasion, Rhetoric, Communication Theory, Metaphor Theory, Multimodal Communication.
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/31833
Publisher URL http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17404622.2015.1102303
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf

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