A Cognitive Semantic Study of the Impact ofSocio-Cultural Factors on Meaning Construction in Selected English and Arabic Proverbs: A Contrastive Study
作者: Inam Ismael Taher
刊名: Arab World English Journal, 2019(248)
来源数据库: Arab Society of English Language Studies
DOI: 10.24093/awej/th.248
原始语种摘要: This study presents a cognitive semantic analysis of the impact of socio-cultural factors on meaning construction in selected English and Arabic proverbs. The main questions that the study tries to answer are related to the extent to which metaphorical usage is relevant to understanding culture and the extent to which the differences in using metaphors in both languages can be related to socio-cultural factors. The study aims at examining the applicability of the Conceptual Integration Theory to the analysis of English and Arabic proverbs to investigate the impact of socio-cultural factors on constructing the meaning of the proverbs under study. In addition, the study examines the universality of Conceptual Metaphor Theory and the shared and culture specific conceptual metaphors in the...
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • Arabic 阿拉伯数字
  • grammatical 语法
  • meaning 意义
  • cultural 文化的
  • applicability 适用性
  • construction 构造
  • universality 通用性
  • study 学习
  • selected 被选