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ERIC Number: EJ546022
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1352-0520
Discourse Context and the Development of Metaphor in Children.
Cameron, Lynne
Current Issues in Language and Society, v3 n1 p49-64 1996
Explores how the discourse context of metaphorical language supports children's understanding of sociocultural norms. Classroom data are examined to determine how language, situation, and interaction assist in the interpretation of metaphorically used language. (46 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue: Children Talking. Development of Pragmatic Competence.