Cooking verbs and metaphor Contrastive study of Greek and French

Olympia Tsaknaki


The present cross-linguistic study deals with cooking verbs in Greek and French in the light of the Conceptual Metaphor Theory. It intends to explore uniformity and diversity in metaphorical conceptualizations and the lexical choices they underlie. It also discusses the significance of metaphor awareness in foreign language teaching.


Conceptual Metaphor Theory, cooking verbs, corpora, cross-linguistic study, metaphor awareness

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