Conceptual Metaphors: The Elements Of Language

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Metaphor naturally associated with cultural knowledge, in the sense that some of the knowledge about the culture and language quirks that are essential to understand and use most of metaphors correctly. Conceptual and poetic metaphors both related to cultural knowledge, such as language and cultural meanings and explanations of words, and the use of some phrases of poetry. Metaphors allow us to deliver abstract ideas of where to be more realistic and therefore easier to understand. All metaphors are the elements of language, so the metaphor of language simply refers to the use of comparison to express an abstract idea through more concrete language without the use of metaphor, and we can say that metaphor is a rhetorical…show more content…
Such metaphors revolve around words that take on societies or mysterious concepts somehow. For instance, it is saying that there are "feeling up" today or that his or her life and "rose" is a conceptual metaphor. When they reach the literal meaning applies to notion of the direction, as it became associated with happiness or refine concepts. Cognitive metaphor is another name for the metaphor concepts. In cognitive language, conceptual zone that depend on the metaphorical expressions to understand it is known that the conceptual field range of other source. Conceptual area which is understood in this way is target realm. Thus normally it is used the source domain of the journey to explain the purpose of the field life. Conceptual metaphor is at the center of a complicated theory of how the brain gives leads to the thought and language, and how it is reflected cognition. All concepts are the brain circuits resulting physical meaning through nerves, which ends in connecting to the body. This is the way that generate embodied cognition. We conceptualize thinking as preparing food and here are some examples for English language "the idea was half-baked", "I 'll chew on that for a while" ,"It will take time for him to digest the news" ,"They 'll swallow any story" ,"we had to spoon-feed him all the information ", "He was known for sugar-coating…show more content…
Some used metaphors such as "Beauty is truth, truth beauty" to communicate a comparison between the two concepts without the use of poetic metaphor. Shakespeare is another poet best known for his use of poetic metaphors. Examples of Shakespeare 's poetic metaphor is, "the marriage of two minds.", and here are some pomes in metaphor form as an examples, this poem by Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune–without the words,
And never stops at all,
And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many
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