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ERIC Number: EJ499021
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
Discourse Context Effects: Metaphorical and Literal Interpretations.
Keysar, Boaz
Discourse Processes, v18 n3 p247-69 Nov-Dec 1994
Supports the hypothesis that literal and metaphorical interpretations can result from similar contextual constraints. Finds that a metaphorical interpretation may be selected because a literal interpretation would have been inappropriate and that likewise a literal interpretation may be selected because a metaphorical interpretation would have been inappropriate. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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