Activating metaphors: exploring the embodied nature of metaphorical mapping in political discourse

Giovanelli, Marcello (2015) Activating metaphors: exploring the embodied nature of metaphorical mapping in political discourse. Communication Teacher, 30 (1). pp. 39-44. ISSN 1740-4630

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Abstract

Objectives: This activity allows students to explore the embodied nature of metaphor and its interpretative significance by using gesture and physical movement. Students also understand how, in metaphor, abstract entities are conceptualized in terms of something more concrete.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Persuasion, Rhetoric, Communication Theory, Metaphor Theory, Multimodal Communication.
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/17404622.2015.1102303
Depositing User: Collier, Elanor
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2016 12:09
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 19:09
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/31833

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