Metaphorical modeling of the concept cash in economic discourse


This paper deals with a metaphoric representation of the concept cash in professional discourse. It is based on the analysis of conceptual metaphors in English written texts produced by students majoring in economics. The paper focuses on the metaphor as a means of verbalizing special knowledge in a professional type of economic discourse. A comprehensive analysis, applied by the author, contributes to the development of a metaphoric model of the concept cash.

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discourse, professional discourse in economics, special knowledge, conceptual metaphor, metaphor modeling.

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