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Le metafore di intensificazione in russo: la realizzazione linguistica del concetto di COMPLETEZZA

  • Valentina Benigni

Adopting a data based approach, the study explores Russian intensifying metaphors of COMPLETENESS. A wide range of instantiations of the metaphor of COMPLETENESS is analyzed within the framework of Conceptual Metaphor Theory (Lakoff & Johnson 1980), comprising achievement of a result (soveršennyj idiot), filled container (nabityj durak) and round form (kruglyj otličnik). The contrastive perspective (Russian-English-Italian) provides new insights on the mapping of the source domain of COMPLETENESS onto the target domain of INTENSITY in different languages and cultures.

  • Keywords:
  • Intensification,
  • Conceptual Metaphor Theory,
  • Completeness,
  • Fullness,
  • Roundness,
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Valentina Benigni

Roma Tre University, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-2813-3345

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Chapter Title

Le metafore di intensificazione in russo: la realizzazione linguistica del concetto di COMPLETEZZA

Authors

Valentina Benigni

Language

Italian

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-723-8.10

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2018

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© 2018 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Book Title

Contributi italiani al XVI Congresso Internazionale degli Slavisti

Book Subtitle

(Belgrado 20-27 agosto 2018)

Editors

Maria Chiara Ferro, Laura Salmon, Giorgio Ziffer

Peer Reviewed

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356

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2018

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© 2018 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-723-8

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978-88-6453-720-7

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978-88-6453-723-8

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Biblioteca di Studi Slavistici

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2612-7687

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2612-7679

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