Original scientific article
Page 339 - 372

A note on the career of metaphorical domains: On the role of the XYZ constructions in metaphorical transfer reversal

Mario Brdar
E-mail: mbrdar@ffos.hr
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9582-4285
Filozofski fakultet Osijek

Rita Brdar-Szabó
ELTE Budapest

Tanja Gradečak
Filozofski fakultet Osijek
Abstract: One of most dominant conceptual metaphors used to talk about the COVID-19 across languages and cultures is the WAR metaphor, but many other metaphors have been attested, exploiting a wide range of sou...

State-of-the-art article
Page 325 - 352

A critical note on the evolution of social theoretical and linguistic underpinnings of contemporary discourse studies

Piotr Cap
E-mail: piotr.cap@uni.lodz.pl
University of Łodz
Abstract: This paper gives a critical overview of analytical approaches dominating the field of discourse studies in the last three decades, from the perspective of their philosophical and formative bases: soci...

Original scientific article
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Passive- and passive-like constructions in the translation of a Croatian legislative text into English

Božana Knežević
E-mail: bknez@pfri.hr
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka

Irena Brdar
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka
Abstract: This paper is based on the study of the translation pairs of passive sentences found in two legislative texts, a corpus of 23,140 words. The two texts are used to determine the passive voice frequency...