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Applications of conceptual blending: Headlines and their implicatures

Shala Barczewska
E-mail: shadanielle@gmail.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7896-7025
Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce
Abstract: One of the claims of cognitive linguistics is that it is able to remove the semantic-pragmatic divide (cf. Evans & Green 2006), and yet the research conducted by in this field is at times criticiz...

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On the marginality of lexical blending

Rita Brdar-Szabó
E-mail: rita.brdar.szabo@gmail.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9582-4285
Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest

Mario Brdar
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9582-4285
Sveučilište u Osijeku
Abstract: In spite of a recent surge of interest in it, blending remains among the most poorly understood and elusive word formation processes. What almost everybody seems to be agreed on is that, although it a...

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Figurative representation of death in the Italian comic book Dylan Dog

Ilhana Škrgić
E-mail: ilhana.skrgic@bih.net.ba
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3054-9112
nezavisni istraživač
Abstract: The canonical representation of death as the Grim Reaper is a well-known trope in art. The main aim of this paper is to analyze this trope as it appears in selected instalments of the Italian comics s...

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Kennings as blends and prisms

Vlatko Broz
E-mail: vbroz@ffzg.hr
Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu
Abstract: This paper argues that recent advances in cognitive linguistics could shed more light onto solving a particular historical semantics problem, namely the semantics of kennings in Beowulf. The well-know...

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Strategies for compression of socio-cultural reality in a metaphorical visual blend

Mária Palkó
E-mail: palkohellfritsch@web.de
University of Szeged
Abstract: This paper investigates some aspects of culturally salient and entrenched visual elements, identified as cultural stereotypes, cultural icons, and cultural symbols. An editorial cartoon is analyzed ac...

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On the cognitive status of mental spaces and of some types of metonymy within Conceptual Integration Theory

Branimir Belaj
E-mail: branimir.belaj@os.t-com.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2334-9673
Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Osijeku
Abstract: In the light of the automatic nature of the process of conceptual integration we examine the cognitive-conceptual status of the four types of mental spaces and their elements: the input spaces, the ge...

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Cognitive operations and projection spaces

Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza
E-mail: francisco.ruiz@dfm.unirioja.es
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1200-2850
Universidad de La Rioja, Logroño

Sandra Peña Cervel
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1200-2850
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid
Abstract: In recent years, Mark Turner and Gilles Fauconnier have popularized the theory of blending (or conceptual integration) as a widespread cognitive mechanism which applies over many areas of conceptualiz...