To the question of the cultural identity of metaphors



The article is devoted to consideration of the metaphor from the perspective of cultural linguistics as a new area of knowledge that studies the interaction between language and culture. It demonstrates some metaphor characteristics as one of the figurative - expressive means. The article emphasizes the importance of metaphors to reflect national-cultural specificity of a language.

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Keywords: metaphor, national-cultural specificity, worldview, descriptive language means, visual means of language, cultural connotation

Journal rubric: Intercultural Communication and Problems of Globalization: Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Pavlishak T.A. To the question of the cultural identity of metaphors [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2016. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 86–90. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2016030209. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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T. A. Pavlishak, PhD in Philology, Department of Linguodidactic and Intercultural Communication, Faculty of Foreign Languages, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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