By Monika Fludernik
In this cutting edge assortment, a world crew of students come jointly to debate literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor concept. The volume's targets are three-fold. the 1st objective of the booklet is to provide a few fresh ways to metaphor that have no rapid reference to cognitive metaphor conception and feature built independently of it. whereas the cognitive method has develop into the prime paradigm within the English conversing global, in other places (in Europe) rhetorical, semantic, and logical versions have remained in use and stay elaborated. those types have up to now had little foreign publicity. Their inclusion during this learn is intended to supply a stability to the cognitive paradigm and to open up a potential dialogue of the benefits and drawbacks of cognitive metaphor concept for the research of literary texts. the second one objective of the gathering is to demonstrate various winning functions of the recent cognitive types to literary texts. And, the 3rd goal of the study is to supply an evaluate of cognitive metaphor thought from a literary standpoint.