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ERIC Number: EJ359493
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Cultural and Linguistic Factors in Metaphorical Interpretation.
Radencich, Marguerite C.; Baldwin, R. Scott
Bilingual Review, v12 n1-2 p43-53 Jan-Aug 1985
Explores the relative contributions of global vocabulary and specific attribute knowledge to the metaphorical comprehension of fluent and less fluent adult users of English. Results indicate that, for both groups, specific attribute knowledge was a better predictor of metaphorical interpretation than global vocabulary knowledge. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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