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ERIC Number: EJ508509
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-8337
A Modern Bestiary: A Contrastive Study of the Figurative Meanings of Animal Terms.
Nesi, Hilary
ELT Journal, v49 n3 p272-78 Jul 1995
This paper discusses the figurative meanings attached to the names of different animals in different cultures, and highlights some of the problems language learners and translators face when dealing with single-word conventional metaphor. (15 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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