Conceptual Metaphor Girl

Satisfactory Essays
Conceptual metaphor recognizes mapping, a correspondence between two domains that depends on our knowledge about what is mapped onto what. In the example above, characteristics of an animal, which is a more concrete domain, are mapped to a beautiful girl with the same or very similar body build, which is a more abstract domain related to the word hirni (deer) and the underlying concept. In coquettish remarks, physical appearance is described by a range of animal possibilities. To show more closely how a conceptual metaphor girls are hirni ( Deer) is created by mapping the attributes of a hirni ( deer) with a girls
As shown, the metaphor GIRLS ARE DEER is a shorter way of denoting a group of mappings from the source domain, animal,
Get Access