Culture and Language

Kövecses, Zoltán (2010) Culture and Language. Studia Slavica, 55 (2). pp. 339-345. ISSN 0039-3363

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I propose that both culture and language are about how human beings make meaning in the world. I briefly introduce various cognitive mechanisms that human being use in making sense of their experiences. Given such mechanisms as categorization, framing, and metaphor, and so on, I discuss three examples of meaning making.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > PG Slavic, Baltic, Albanian languages and literature / szláv, balti, albán nyelvek és irodalom
Depositing User: Endre Sarvay
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2018 20:16
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2018 20:16

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