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Metaphor Detection in Discourse

Hyeju Jang, Seungwhan Moon, Yohan Jo, Carolyn Rose
2015 Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue  
Understanding contextual information is key to detecting metaphors in discourse.  ...  In this paper, we present a novel approach that explicitly leverages global context of a discourse to detect metaphors.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported in part by NSF Grant IIS-1302522.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w15-4650 dblp:conf/sigdial/JangMJR15 fatcat:we6kg3tz7nhi7cnoyy7twcev5y

Finding Structure in Figurative Language: Metaphor Detection with Topic-based Frames

Hyeju Jang, Keith Maki, Eduard Hovy, Carolyn Rose
2017 Proceedings of the 18th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue  
In this paper, we present a novel and highly effective method for induction and application of metaphor frame templates as a step toward detecting metaphor in extended discourse.  ...  In addition, we illustrate the mechanism through which the frame and topic information enable the more accurate metaphor detection.  ...  This research was supported in part by NSF grant IIS 1546393.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w17-5538 dblp:conf/sigdial/JangMHR17 fatcat:yd2eaf4bujeyvbcwg5kjfa5dje

Cameron, L., & Maslen, R. (Eds.). (2010). Metaphor Analysis: Research Practice in Applied Linguistics, Social Sciences and the Humanities. London: Equinox

Jinhua Wu
2012 International Journal of English Studies (IJES)  
illustrates how metaphor functions in people daily talk and how researchers detect and interpret metaphor use in people's daily talk with the consideration of the discourse context.  ...  On the one hand, the discourse topics are closely related to the systematic metaphors depicted by the researchers; on the other hand, the discourse analysis methodology also helps detect the interaction  ... 
doi:10.6018/ijes.12.1.132161 fatcat:r432bx4g25aqjmqpup2cfpsota

Analysing Political Discourse: Toward a cognitive approach

Christopher Hart, Betsy Rymes, Mariana Souto-Manning, Cati Brown, Allan Luke
2005 Critical Discourse Studies  
If, as the tenets of cognitive linguistics maintain, metaphor is a cognitive reasoning process rather than simply surface-level linguistic flare, then metaphor in political discourse is highly significant  ...  for manipulation in political discourse.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17405900500283706 fatcat:gn5y2nnp5vgqpec35e7hr6wejq

How Metaphors Impact Political Discourse: A Large-Scale Topic-Agnostic Study Using Neural Metaphor Detection [article]

Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Marek Rei, Ekaterina Shutova
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present a large-scale data-driven study of metaphors used in political discourse.  ...  While the efficacy of specific metaphors such as the war metaphor in political discourse has been documented before, those studies often rely on small number of hand-coded instances of metaphor use.  ...  In this paper, aided by a neural network based metaphor detection approach, we present a large-scale domainagnostic study of the effects of metaphors in political discourse.  ... 
arXiv:2104.03928v1 fatcat:f73me7x3pfcdfn2p4fn32z2zbe

What Drives the Use of Metaphorical Language? Negative Insights from Abstractness, Affect, Discourse Coherence and Contextualized Word Representations [article]

Prisca Piccirilli, Sabine Schulte im Walde
2022 arXiv   pre-print
predict the use of a metaphorical vs. synonymous literal expression in context.  ...  Given a specific discourse, which discourse properties trigger the use of metaphorical language, rather than using literal alternatives?  ...  The rich previous interdisciplinary research on figurative language seems to agree on tight interactions between metaphorical language detection and properties of the respective discourses, i.e., cognitive  ... 
arXiv:2205.11113v1 fatcat:tqpdcc35vnehhkk73bcglf4bdu

Features of Perceived Metaphoricity on the Discourse Level: Abstractness and Emotionality [article]

Prisca Piccirilli, Sabine Schulte im Walde
2022 arXiv   pre-print
First, is a metaphorically-perceived discourse more abstract and more emotional in comparison to a literally-perceived discourse?  ...  However, neither the metaphoricity nor the abstractness and emotionality of the preceding discourse seem to play a role in triggering the choice between synonymous metaphorical vs. literal expressions.  ...  The vast majority of work in NLP has been concerned with the detection of metaphorical expres-sions 1 .  ... 
arXiv:2205.08939v1 fatcat:kd4p2xyezregbiz47fupk6evn4

Michael Osborn. Michael Osborn on Metaphor and Style

Krisztina Magyar
2018 Eger Journal of English Studies  
The book is a collection of essays that consider metaphor to be preeminent in the study of rhetorical discourse.  ...  The aim of the first essay, "The Metaphor in Public Address," is to redefine the role of metaphor in public discourse in order to "make its significance more comprehensible" (5).  ...  The book is a collection of essays that consider metaphor to be preeminent in the study of rhetorical discourse.  ... 
doi:10.33035/egerjes.2018.18.85 fatcat:texgdujbejehlhit42k4yxrcga

Ideational semiosis: a tri-stratal perspective on grammatical metaphor

J R Martin
2020 DELTA: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada  
In doing so it highlights the benefits of adopting a tri-stratal perspective on experiential and logical grammatical metaphor (Hao 2020b) - bringing all three of the most relevant strata (i.e. field, discourse  ...  It undertakes this task from the perspective of recent work on field (Doran & Martin in press) and discourse semantics (Hao 2020a).  ...  Unpacking grammatical metaphors in preparation or elaboration phases of the cycle necessarily involves a mode shift -as metaphorical discourse is rendered in more spoken terms.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1678-460x2020360304 fatcat:xt2g7kxpjneofer2d4iops43xi

Donald Trump's political campaign rhetoric. A cognitive study

Martyna Awier, University of Białystok
2019 Crossroads A Journal of English Studies  
This study aims to explore linguistic aspects of Trump's presidential campaign and is conducted in light of premises derived from Critical Discourse Analysis and Critical Metaphor Theory.  ...  Politicians recruit conceptual metaphors, as these means enable them to talk about abstract political problems in terms of more tangible and commonplace entities.  ...  Her academic interests are in the areas of cognitive linguistics and discourse studies. Her current research focuses on conceptual metaphors and Critical Discourse Analysis.  ... 
doi:10.15290/cr.2019.27.4.01 fatcat:j6si3hre7jfjbhzsjx35s4sdqa

Cognitive Metaphor and Discourse: Research Methods and Paradigms

Oleg Kalinin
2022 Vestnik Volgogradskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. Seriâ 2. Âzykoznanie  
The former analyses metaphors to fathom characteristics of discourse, while the other provides for the study of metaphorical features in the context of discursive communication.  ...  On the one hand, the conceptualization of research papers boils down to major features of the discursive approach to metaphors and on the other, multiple studies of metaphors in the context of discourse  ...  Embeddings for Metaphor Detection in a Corpus Солопова О. А., Чудинов А. П., 2018.  ... 
doi:10.15688/jvolsu2.2021.5.9 fatcat:mv2fevu4d5gitepb7gvtfehgzi

Toward a Shared Metaphoric Meaning in Children's Discourse: The Role of Argumentation

Barbara Bokus, Tomasz Garstka
2009 Polish Psychological Bulletin  
Toward a Shared Metaphoric Meaning in Children's Discourse: The Role of Argumentation The text deals with the phenomenon of understanding and interpreting metaphoric expressions in children.  ...  The data consist of children's discussions in pairs, in which they make a joint interpretation of metaphors including a dual-function adjective, e.g., a hard person, a sweet person, an empty person.  ...  Acknowledgments This text is an elaborated version of the paper ("Children's argumentation in sharing metaphoric meanings") presented at the 11th International Pragmatics Conference, Melbourne, 2009.  ... 
doi:10.2478/s10059-009-0014-2 fatcat:22ygvb534zgw5ghvsyz5a6vj2i

Discourse Impairments Following Right Hemisphere Brain Damage: A Critical Review

Clinton L. Johns, Kristen M. Tooley, Matthew J. Traxler
2008 Language and Linguistics Compass  
Deficits in one or both of these mechanisms may account for discourse deficits following RHD.  ...  In this article, we review the empirical record on discourse function following right hemisphere damage, as well as relevant work on non-brain damaged individuals that focuses on right hemisphere function  ...  Therefore, an inability to detect or employ thematic information could contribute substantially to degraded discourse comprehension.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-818x.2008.00094.x pmid:26085839 pmcid:PMC4467466 fatcat:cnnbxvipsjfqvbf7ypm7w6wyaq

Challenges in natural language processing: the case of metaphor (commentary)

John A. Barnden
2008 International Journal of Speech Technology  
While the article mentions some deep problems, it nevertheless points out that certain issues are less troublesome than they might appear to be, and that metaphor in real discourse has some characteristics  ...  This article comments on some ways in which metaphor is relevant to practical language technology, for either text or speech.  ...  Finally, one feature of metaphor that can help with the task of metaphor detection (especially of the less conventional varieties of metaphor) is that some occurrences of metaphor are signalled, in real  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10772-009-9047-3 fatcat:z43xxvktfff3tixhfj7bgytsb4

Constructing the Image of Russia Through Metaphorical Framing

Inna Skrynnikova
2021 Logos et Praxis  
These may consist in rejecting the excessively militarized discourse around the country and focusing on its cultural heritage, academic achievements, willingness of and openness to enhanced international  ...  The author has demonstrated the explanatory and manipulative effect of metaphorical framing in political and mass media communication.  ...  When used in clusters, metaphors that co-occur in the public and media discourse give rise to a holistic extended metaphorical narrative foregrounding a particular view of the Russian identity.  ... 
doi:10.15688/lp.jvolsu.2021.1.6 fatcat:vp7f2xxfs5eepmiyigqcz376iy
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