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Conceptual Metaphor Theory Perspective \

Author DuHaiLing
Tutor WuLi
School Heilongjiang University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Conceptual Metaphor A Dream of Red Mansions Yangs Hawkes
CLC I046
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Metaphors We Live By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson in 1980 , coauthored a book for the first time proposed a theory of conceptual metaphor , it marks the publication of metaphor research cognitive shift from the rhetoric . Such a shift is not only greatly promote the development of metaphor research also led to the metaphor of translation studies . This article based on cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor theory , from love metaphor , the color metaphor and orientation metaphor for the analysis and comparison of the three aspects of the \The study found that , due to the the translator environment and culture of the society in which different , the conceptual metaphor is the total of Chinese and English , and some are unique to Chinese , Chinese-English Metaphorical universality differences prove .

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