A Summary of Comparative Study of Emotion Metaphors between Chinese and English
|School||Northeast Normal University|
|Keywords||Metaphor Emotional metaphor Contrast Common Personality|
In 1980 , Lakoff and Johnson , metaphor cognitive theory . The emergence of this theory to the traditional concept metaphor completely broken , the metaphorical rhetoric from the traditional concept of development to the field of cognitive science research . Metaphor cognitive theory put forward greatly enriched the metaphor of the vitality of this study , and even contributed to the metaphor of the birth of the discipline . It is based on the depth of the development of the theory of metaphor , and the resulting development of metaphor breadth . Cognitive Metaphor Theory disciplinary research active crossover , the resulting metaphor cognitive science , the metaphor of linguistics, as well as integration with the other aspects of foreign language teaching . This is no doubt to the metaphor of the school 's development has brought a positive vitality . The metaphor learn new development to become a focus of research and also produce a multifaceted , multi-angle metaphor research achievements . Metaphors in view of the current booming trend , I hope summarized by Han , English emotional metaphor problem \some Thoughts of the teachings , as a follow-up study to provide some reference . Combing through the current research , the researchers have found this problem from all angles . In conclusion, the main analysis from the point of view of both the source and target domains . I proceed from the perspective of the source domain , classified summary of the various types of source domain and the source domain analysis of the similarities and differences of the target domain , also discussed the reasons for differences . In the course of the study , I believe that in Chinese, English emotional Metaphor has the following characteristics : First , the source domain and target domain with mainly based on the universal recognition ; Second, the source domain and target domain with reflect regional culture of different languages ??; selection of the source domain language geographical uniqueness ; Fourth , any source domain and target domain with are the source domain feelings pass .