- English Language Learning
- Teacher Training, Development and Research
- Figurative Language, Genre and Register
Figurative Language, Genre and Register
This volume combines diverse research scenarios to present a solid framework for analysis of figurative language.
Figurative Language, Genre and Register brings together discourse analysis and corpus linguistics in a cutting-edge study of figurative language in spoken and written discourse. The authors explore a diverse range of communities from chronic pain sufferers to nursery staff to present a detailed framework for the analysis of figurative language. The reader is shown how figurative language is used between members of these communities to construct their own 'world view', and how this can change with a shift in perspective. Figurative language is shown to be pervasive and inescapable, but it is also suggested that it varies significantly across genres.
From the World of Better Learning
We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties. We expect to be up and running again soon; we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Also in this subject
Insights into Second Language Reading
A Cross-Linguistic Approach
This critical volume, provides an in-depth analysis of second language reading's multiple dimensions.Author: Keiko KodaEnglish Type: American English
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×