This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: aphor. This
s upports the author’s hypothes is , s inc e it s ugges ts that reading idiom s ac tivates related c onc eptual
m etaphors , and thus lends c redenc e to the pos s ibility that c onc eptual m etaphor m ay play s om e role in
idiom c om prehens ion. I’m not c onvinc ed at all, however, s inc e this c ould res ult from m ere lexic al
affiliations -- indeed, if c onc eptual m etaphors are often firs t pos ited on the bas is of linguis tic regularities ,
and if language us ers are exc eptionally s killed at detec ting and internaliz ing s uc h regularities , it’s entirely
pos s ible that thes e “prim ing” effec ts are only the res ult of learned s tatis tic al as s oc iations .
https://docs.g oog le.com/document/pub?id= 1DCoGO8_NTFT0ixjatRh_FeWYxb7bTvmPty6RQIKYKfw 1/2 3/19/13 COGS 101C - SRS 7 - Sample Solutions Publis hed by Google Drive – Report Abus e – Updated automatic ally every 5 minutes https://docs.g oog le.com/document/pub?id= 1DCoGO8_NTFT0ixjatRh_FeWYxb7bTvmPty6RQIKYKfw 2/2...
View Full Document
- Spring '08