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dc.contributor.authorRABHI, Souad
dc.contributor.authorRAFAI, Fahima
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-10T12:05:12Z
dc.date.available2019-10-10T12:05:12Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationlanguage and communicationen
dc.identifier.urihttps://dl.ummto.dz/handle/ummto/5985
dc.description48p.:ill;30cm.(+cd)en
dc.description.abstractThe present study is an investigation of Metaphor Production in some master dissertations at the Department of English of Mouloud Mammeri University. Its main aim is to find out the frequency of metaphors’ use by literature and linguistics students. It also attempts to unveil the three dominant metaphors produced and check whether the linguistic context influences metaphor production. To achieve these goals we have adopted the Metaphor Identification Procedure(MIP) method to identify and collect the metaphors produced by students and to construct the corpus. The corpus of this research includes ten (10) dissertations from literature and linguistics disciplines submitted in 2017 at the Department of English of Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzou. Thecollected data consist of a total of 680 metaphorical linguistic expressions.The results of thisinvestigation showthat master students extensively produce metaphors in writing their academic works. They also reveal that the basic level metaphors “IDEAS ARE PEOPLE”, “IDEAS ARE OBJECTS” and “THEORIES ARE BUILDINGS” are the three most produced metaphorsin the two disciplines.Furthermore, the findings also indicate that the linguistic context has an influence on the production of metaphors.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzouen
dc.subjectMaster Dissertations, Metaphor Production, Conceptual Metaphors, Metaphorical Linguistic Expressions, MIP Method, Quantitative Analysis, Qualitative .Analysis.en
dc.titleMetaphor Production in EFL Master's Dissertations at Mouloud Mammeri University :A Corpus-Based Studyen
dc.typeThesisen


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