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Language from the body : iconicity and metaphor in American Sign Language

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Taub, Sarah F., 1968-.
Title Statement
Language from the body : iconicity and metaphor in American Sign Language / Sarah F. Taub.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, UK ;   New York :   Cambridge University Press,   2001.  
Physical Medium
xvi, 256 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
기타형태 저록
Online version:   Taub, Sarah F.   Language from the body : iconicity and metaphor in American Sign Language   9780511509629   (211009) 000045964927  
ISBN
0521770629 (hardback) 9780521770620
General Note
Online version: Taub, Sarah F. Language from the body : iconicity and metaphor in American Sign Language 9780511509629
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-247) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
American Sign Language. Iconicity (Linguistics). Metaphor.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
List of Figures = xi
Acknowledgments = xv
1 A Glimpse of the Material = 1
 The Abundance of Visual Imagery in American Sign Language = 1
 The Sign Is Not Always Arbitrary = 2
 Metaphor Lets Iconic Signs Have Abstract Meanings = 3
 Conceptual Mappings Explain Iconicity and Metaphor = 5
 Mappings and Linguistic Theory = 5
 A Preview of the Book = 6
2 Motivation and Linguistic Theory = 8
 Arbitrary, Predictable... or Motivated? = 8
 The Goals of Linguistic Theory = 10
 Cognitive Linguistics = 13
3 Iconicity Defined and Demonstrated = 19
 Iconicity and Resemblance Defined = 19
 Examples of Spoken-Language Iconicity = 23
 Examples of Signed-Language Iconicity = 26
 Approaches to Iconicity in Linguistic Theory = 35
4 The Analogue-Building Model = 43
 The Analogue-Building Model = 43
  Image Selection = 45
  Schematization = 46
  Encoding = 47
 Additional Demonstrations of the Model = 51
 Iconicity and Mime Compared = 55
 Implications of the Analogue-Building Model = 60
5 Survey of Iconicity in Signed and Spoken Languages = 63
 Introduction = 63
 Iconicity in Spoken Languages = 64
 Relation between Concept and Image in Spoken-Language Iconicity = 66
 Iconic Devices in Signed Languages = 67
  Physical Entities Represent Themselves = 67
  Shape of Articulators Represents Shape of Referent = 68
  Movement of Articulators Represents Movement of Referent = 70
  A Special Set of Patterns : Representation of Body Parts = 72
  Shape of Articulators' Path Represents Shape of Referent = 77
  Locations in Signing Space Represent Locations in Mental Spaces = 79
  Size of Articulation Represents Size of Referent = 83
  Number of Articulators Represents Number of Referents = 85
  Temporal Ordering of Signing Represents Temporal Ordering of Events = 87
  Signing Represents Signing = 88
 Relation between Concept and Image in Signed-Language Iconicity = 90
 Conclusion : One Phenomenon, Many Manifestations = 92
6 Metaphor in American Sign Language : The Double Mapping = 94
 Conceptual Metaphor Theory = 94
 The Double Mapping of American Sign Language Metaphorical Signs = 96
  COMMUNICATING IS SENDING in American Sign Language = 98
  TOPICS ARE LOCATIONS = 105
 Analogue-Building Model of Metaphorical Iconicity = 109
 Summary = 113
7 Many Metaphors in a Single Sign = 114
 Single-Parameter Metaphors = 114
  THE FUTURE IS AHEAD = 115
  INTIMACY IS PROXIMITY = 118
  INTENSITY IS QUANTITY = 122
 Multiple Metaphorical Parameters in a Single Sign = 125
 Metaphorical Iconicity and Pure Iconicity in a Single Sign = 135
 Summary = 137
8 The Vertical Scale as Source Domain = 138
 Multiple Uses of a Single Source Domain = 138
  MORE IS UP = 139
  GOOD IS UP = 145
  POWERFUL IS UP = 149
  ANALYSIS IS DIGGING = 153
 Different Motivations for Different Uses = 157
9 Verb Agreement Paths in American Sign Language = 159
 American Sign Language Verb Agreement = 159
 The Semantics of Verbs = 160
 How American Sign Language Verbs Move through Signing Space = 162
 Semantic and Phonological Basis for American Sign Language's Verb Classes = 167
 Direction of Movement : Paths in Signing Space = 169
  DEFEAT : The Action-Chain Path = 170
  GIVE : Literal and Action-Chain Paths Aligned = 172
  INFORM : Metaphorical and Action-Chain Paths Aligned = 174
  TAKE : Literal and Action-Chain Paths in Conflict = 175
  QUOTE : Metaphorical and Action-Chain Paths in Conflict = 176
  BORROW : Two Literal Paths = 178
  ASK : Two Metaphorical Paths = 180
  INVITE : Profiled Metaphorical Path, Backgrounded Literal Path = 182
  RAY and SELL : Two Equally Asserted Literal Paths = 184
  DISCUSS : Completely Balanced Paths = 186
  LOOK and PERCEIVE-BY-EYES : EXP and THEME Arguments = 187
 A Model of Verb Agreement Paths = 191
 Verb Agreement Is Predictable = 194
10 Complex Superposition of Metaphors in and American Sign Language Poem = 196
 Metaphor and Poetry = 196
 Stages of "The Treasure" = 198
  1. Introduction : Signing Is "Underground" = 199
  2. Poet Begins Her Analysis = 200
  3. Gleaming Treasure Uncovered = 202
  4. Poet Attempts to Communicate with Those on the Surface = 203
  5. Treasure Completely Reburied = 206
  6. Coda : Treasure Is Still Alive = 208
 Metaphorical Composites in "The Treasure" = 208
  The First Framing : LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS IS ARCHEOLOGY = 209
  The Central Episode : Discovering the Treasure = 214
  The Second Framing : OPPRESSION IS BURIAL = 215
 Summary = 220
11 The Future of Signed-Language Research = 222
 Our Past = 222
 Our Challenge = 223
 The Importance of Iconicity and Metaphor = 227
 A Note on "Loss of Iconicity" = 228
 Our Future = 230
Appendix 1 : Glossing Conventions = 232
Appendix 2 : Translation of "The Treasure" = 234
References = 239
Index = 249