May 23, 2022  
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SGBH 229 - Theories of Metaphor and Conceptual Blending

4.00 credit hours
(Same as: SGBN 229  and SGBS 229 .) Metaphors are arguably at the root of all meaning making. They occur and recur in virtually every kind of communication, even non-linguistic forms. At their core, however, metaphors are notoriously difficult to understand in their own right. This course surveys a variety of literary, philosophical, psychological, historical and linguistic theories of the work of metaphors in texts from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.


Click here for the schedule of classes.