Visual Metaphor And Embodiment In Graphic Illness Narratives
Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT) claims that humans use their own bodies as a source of creativity for metaphors. Elisabeth El Refaie explores how metaphors change according to our body's alteration through diseases like cancer. Using an analysis of visual metaphor in thirty-five graphic illness narratives, she re-examines embodiment in traditional Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT) and proposes the notion of "dynamic embodiment."
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
- ISBN-13: 9780190678173
- ISBN: 0190678178
- Publication Year: 2019