Analysis on Metaphor and Metonymy in Poplular Songs
|School||Central China Normal University|
|Course||Linguistics and Applied Linguistics|
|Keywords||Metaphor Metonymy Pop songs Lyrics|
Traditional linguistics , metaphor and metonymy is seen as a form of rhetorical language , namely the phenomenon of language use , but our research shows that metaphor and metonymy abstractions understanding and expression of a powerful tool , not only language and , more importantly, is a cognitive concept . Metaphor and metonymy is a process based on the concept of structural similarity , from a cognitive areas mapped to other cognitive areas , people recognize , understand and express another thing . Paper first analyzes the definition, nature and classification of metaphor and metonymy , metaphor divided into nouns type metaphor , metaphor of verb type , adjective type metaphorical , adverb type metaphorical , proverb type metaphorical and persistent metaphor categories such as metonymy main the metonymy divided into the metonymy and part of the whole - part of the - part of the whole - part of metonymy including things - part metonymy metric metonymy , material metonymy event metonymy , areas - member metonymy , areas - features metonymy , and abbreviated metonymy . Part - part of metonymy metonymy behavior , perception metonymy , metonymy causal production metonymy , metonymy control genitive metonymy , metonymy container , place metonymy , symbol metonymy modified metonymy . This paper compares the similarities and differences between metaphor and metonymy , metaphor and metonymy is a cognitive style of human contact between different things , the thought process of the comparison . Metonymy and metaphor , with the important human way of thinking and cognition , and its essence is conceptual . Both cognitive operation can use the mapping between concepts to describe whether the difference between cross-domain , but both mapping process . Then this paper analyzes the phenomenon of metaphor and metonymy various categories of popular song lyrics , and classified analysis , summed up the role and the characteristics of the application of metaphor and metonymy pop song lyrics , and analysis of the existence of such features the reason , last issues that need attention , not simply in order to pursue formal metaphor and metonymy , and depart from the original intention of the popular song lyrics should bear guide and dissemination of culture .