Nominal Metaphor Aptness: Semantic Features and Degree of Matching between Topic and Vehicle

Sedigheh Vahdat; Omid Khatin Zadeh; Babak Yazdani Fazlabadi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , November 2015, , Pages 58-35

  Degree of aptness of the nominal metaphor X is a Y or the extent to which the metaphorical statement expresses its specific non-literal meaning and the nature of relationship between aptness and semantic features of topic (X) and vehicle (Y) is the subject that is addressed in this study. Conducting ...  Read More