Unformatted text preview: good description of the world. Such knowledge can be incorrect, and knowledge can take work to acquire. Metaphor name: K NOWING I S S EEING Source Target Frame: Roles: S EEING K NOWING seer knower object seen fact known In this instance, ‘what you mean’ refers to a statement - that is, some fact that the speaker now knows. Facts cannot be literally seen. However, knowledge about the source frame can be used to reason about the target frame of knowledge. Sight can be im-peded by an object or interfered with, and this can apply to metaphorical sight as well: “I can’t see what you’re trying to tell me.” Clarity of perception means better seeing, and that too can be mapped metaphorically: “Your ideas are unclear” vs “Is that perfectly clear, young man?”. Metaphor Analysis Example - Mind & Language – 16 Feb 2010...
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- Epistemology, source domain, KNOWINGISSEEING Source