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ERIC Number: EJ410385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Metaphors in Medical English Prose: A Comparative Study with French and Spanish.
Salager-Meyer, Francoise
English for Specific Purposes, v9 n2 p145-59 1990
Determines the patterns of analogy underlying medically terminologized words that carry a metaphorical status. Study results show that the patterns of analogy underlying medical metaphors are language independent and differ from those underlying nonscientific metaphors. Pedagogical guidelines are provided encouraging new vocabulary usage to existing knowledge structures. (63 references) (GLR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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