Novel metaphors in emotive talk

Kiki Tsapakidou
The aim of this paper is to identify the novel metaphors that occur within the collocates of the Greek lexical units συναίσθημα ‘emotion’ and αίσθημα ‘feeling’ and examine their relevance in expressing subjects’ emotional experiences. The corpus-based qualitative and quantitative investigation makes implications regarding not only the distinction of novel and conventional metaphors, but also the different status of novel and creatively used metaphorical expressions and the relevance of the latter aspect in reflecting the...
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