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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. ...