Title: Constructions at the crossroads: the place of construction grammar between field and frame
Authors: Glynn, Dylan # ×
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Benjamins Pub.
Series Title: Annual review of cognitive linguistics vol:2 pages:197-233
Abstract: Construction Grammar focuses on the meaning encoded in the syntagmatic
structures of language. However, syntagmatic meaning and coding interact in
a complex way with paradigmatic structures such as lexis, metonymy, and
metaphor. How can Construction Grammar capture the formal and semantic
structure of entrenched schematic constructions while rigorously accounting
for all these parameters? Based on the analysis of the conceptual domain of
‘stealing’ in English, this study demonstrates that through combining three
different approaches to linguistic structure, the study of the semantic frame,
the cognitive model, and the onomasiological lexical field, we can more
properly appreciate and explain lexical, metaphoric, and constructional
ISSN: 1572-0268
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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