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Analysis of Semantic Fields in Gĩkũyũ Church Sermons in Nyeri County, Kenya
(Journal of Arts and Humanities, 2018-08)
The notion of semantic field is a structural model for lexical semantics which is attributed to Jost Trier in the Semantic Field Theory. The semantic field is an indispensable part of any language since without it information ...
Metaphoric Conceptualisation of “LOVE IS A PLANT” in Gĩkũyũ: A Cognitive-Semantics Perspective
(Bulletin of Advanced English Studies, 2019)
Starting from the premise that a metaphor is a cognitive mechanism in which one experiential domain is partially mapped onto a different experiential domain , this paper examines the metaphoric conceptualis ation of “LOVE ...
Vocabulary Instruction in Kenyan Pre-Schools: A Semantic Field Theoretical Approach
(Coretrain Journal of Languages, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, 2018)
Vocabulary teaching has always been a keystone in English language teaching. However, the best vocabulary instruction strategy to be used by language teachers has always been a herculean task. Against this background, this ...
Metaphoric Conceptualizations of Death in Gĩkũyũ
(KOAJKorea Open Access Journals, 2017)
Using the dictum that metaphor is a conceptual mapping from a concrete source domain to an abstract target domain, this paper identifies and categorizes the metaphors of death in Gĩkũyũ using the Conceptual Metaphor Theory. ...