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Download Variation in Metonymy by Weiwei Zhang PDF

By Weiwei Zhang

The monograph offers new findings and views within the research of version in metonymy, either theoretical and methodological. Theoretically, it sheds gentle on metonymy from an onomasiological viewpoint, which is helping to find the various conceptual or lexical "pathways" during which an idea or a gaggle of techniques has been specified by means of going again to the resource options. furthermore, it broadens the point of view of Cognitive Linguistics examine on metonymy through having a look into how metonymic conceptualization and utilization may possibly fluctuate alongside a number of dimensions. 3 case reviews discover major edition in metonymy throughout diverse languages, time sessions, genres and social lects. Methodologically, the monograph responds to the decision in Cognitive Linguistics to undertake usage-based empirical methodologies. The case stories convey that quantification and statistical ideas represent crucial components of an empirical research in keeping with corpus information. The empirical findings reveal the basic have to expand learn on metonymy in a variationist Cognitive Linguistics path via learning metonymy s cultural, historic and social-lectal version.


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Download George Washington: The Wonder of the Age by John Rhodehamel PDF

By John Rhodehamel

“The merely Washington biography you need.”—Wall highway Journal

As editor of the award-winning Library of the USA choice of George Washington’s writings and a curator of the nice man’s unique papers, John Rhodehamel has validated himself as an expert of our nation’s preeminent founding father. during this “crisply written, admirably concise, and not superficial” biography (Fergus M. Bordewich, Wall highway magazine) Rhodehamel examines George Washington as a public determine, arguing that the man—who first completed reputation in his early twenties—is inextricably certain to his mythic prestige. Solidly grounded in Washington’s papers and exemplary in its brevity, this approachable biography is a wonderful advent to the chief whose identify has turn into synonymous with America.

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Download Emerald Garden by Andrea Kane PDF

By Andrea Kane

Girl Brandice Townsend stands miserably at the threshold of womanhood. not just needs to she bid goodbye to the guy she's cherished considering that early life as he sails off to warfare, she needs to embark on her dreaded debut into London society. stressed and disheartened, Brandi is drawn again to Emerald Manor, the fairy-tale cottage whose lush gardens are her personal inner most haven. all of sudden, tragedy moves, wresting away all she holds expensive, leaving naught yet a gloomy and unsure destiny. Lord Quentin metal is torn from his awesome army occupation in Wellington's military via information of a shattering kinfolk catastrophe. Returning domestic to the Cotswolds, he's faced by way of mind-blowing discoveries: that the dying of his mom and dad was once no coincidence and that the Brandi he left in the back of has blossomed right into a infrequent and striking girl -- person who conjures up emotions he can neither enable nor control.... jointly, Brandi and Quentin needs to unearth the agonizing fact at the back of his mom and dad' death and within the technique demonstrate a love extra necessary than the entire points of Emerald backyard.

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Download Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview, by Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan (editors) PDF

By Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan (editors)

The pervasiveness of nationalism, its many manifestations over the centuries, and the commonly scattered means it's been studied make it a very tough topic to method and discover. ABC-CLIO bargains the best accomplished reference to be had on a necessary subject in smooth international background. throughout 4 volumes, international locations and Nationalism: a world old review covers all features of nationalism, in all components of the area, from the time of the French Revolution to the current day.Nations and Nationalism is helping scholars, researchers, and different readers discover nationwide identities and nationalistic events in ancient context. equipped chronologically, its 4 volumes mix thematic essays on various features of nationalism with case experiences of key historic advancements concerning particular countries at particular instances. The encyclopedia specializes in Europe, Latin the US, Africa, and Asia, with featured assurance of nationalist cultural creations, together with literature, song, symbols, and mythologies.

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Download Sword of Darkness (Lords of Avalon, Book 1) by Kinley MacGregor PDF

By Kinley MacGregor

The hot king of Camelot wears no shining armor: Arthur and his knights have fallen and a brand new king principles. within the darkest forest... A scared, forsaken formative years has turn into the main powerful—and feared—man on the earth. Ruthless and unrestrained, Kerrigan has lengthy ceased to be human. within the center of London... A lively peasant mired in drudgery, Seren desires of turning into her personal lady, yet by no means expects that by means of fleeing her destiny, she is going to meet her future. Their worlds are endlessly changed... Kerrigan's aim is straightforward: barter or kill Seren to say Arthur's around desk. but she is the single one who holds no worry of him. greater than that, her the Aristocracy sparks anything international inside of him. In his nether realm, kindness is weak point and a king who harbors any type of compassion loses his throne. For numerous centuries, Kerrigan has lived by myself within the shadows. Now Seren's braveness has pressured him into the sunshine that would carry both salvation to either one of them...or dying.

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Download Kiss Me Again (Kiss Me Series, Book 2) by Margaret Moore PDF

By Margaret Moore

Woman Francessa Cecilia Epping has carried a torch for the Honorable Brixton Smythe-Medway for years, until eventually she discovers that Brix has wagered his buddies that he will not marry until he is 50 and he'll by no means, ever marry 'mousy little Fanny Epping'. Francessa makes a counter bet: she'll holiday his middle in six weeks. She then seals the wager with the main mind-boggling French kiss Brix has ever skilled. Who knew Fanny may well kiss like that? Who knew she knew the way to kiss like that? strong God, anywhere did she learn how to kiss like that? terrible Brix! negative Fanny! they are so busy attempting to faux they do not have any emotions for every different other than anger, and but they retain kissing. time and again and back.

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Download How To Enjoy A Scandal (Zebra Historical Romance) by Adrienne Basso PDF

By Adrienne Basso

Double Deception...Twins Jason and Jasper Barrington have been as soon as the wildest of scoundrels, yet inheriting a name has reformed Jasper. Now it is Jason's flip to attempt his hand at redemption by way of posing as his brother to enquire improprieties at one of many family members estates. What he does not expect is the amorous cognizance of each eligible younger woman in York. while one in all them slips into his mattress, Jason unearths himself face-to-face together with her sister...and falling head over heels in love together with her. clever, powerful, and a little bit mysterious, Gwendolyn Ellingham brings out the easiest in Jason - in addition to his such a lot depraved desires...Equals candy Seduction...Rumours can have ruined Gwendolyn's social status, yet she has no goal of letting her sisters fall to a similar destiny. With one throwing herself at Viscount Fairhurst and the opposite unknowingly entangled within the estate's intrigues, Gwendolyn has no selection yet to stick just about Jason and take a look at to distract him from the reality. As sober and considerate because the gentleman appears to be like, Gwendolyn senses a hearth that blazes warmer every time they are jointly - a hearth that ignites her personal longings in methods she by no means imagined. Jason is the single guy who might tempt her to earn her scandalous reputation...and make her hand over to an all-consuming passion...

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