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    • Cognitive mechanisms in the interpretation and meaning of idioms 

      Canales Martínez, Francia; Flores Mella, Natalia; Garrido Jara, Macarena; Guzmán Peña, Rubén; Sanhueza Pérez, Daniel; Sepúlveda Riquelme, Stephanie; Tobar Núñez, Ana; Valdés Valdés, Gloria (Universidad de Chile, 2014)
      The focus of the following thesis is the cognitive mechanisms relevant to the interpretation of English idiomatic expressions by native speakers of Spanish. It does so through a quantitative and qualitative analysis of ...
    • Conceptual makeup of metaphors: metaphoric sources and targets in their bidirectional interplay 

      Araya Sanhueza, Stephanie; Barrera Bustos, Javier; Del Valle Maltton, Romanet; Larenas Moyano, René; Pizarro Jorquera, Brian; Quilodrán Jara, María; Vergara Acevedo, Winston (Universidad de Chile, 2015)
      Metaphor has been widely researched within the realm of Cognitive Linguistics, having as major landmarks Lakoff’s Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Fauconnier and Turner’s Mental Space based analysis. Nevertheless, specific ...
    • Dimensions in the conceptual integration of jokes: or how a dissertation got lost in generic space 

      Bernales Albornoz, Héctor; Castillo, Karla; Cuadra, César; Gómez, Lorenzo; Martínez, Alan; Michea, Bárbara; Ramos, Margarita; Rojas, Javiera; Silva, Paloma (Universidad de Chile, 2017)
      Conceptual Integration addresses the dynamicity of language as an interactive and situated phenomenon. This theory accounts for the productivity of new emergent structures in language. Taking into account that jokes are a ...
    • Frankenwords: a cognitive perspective on the interpretation of NOUN-NOUN compounds in English 

      Arenas, Juan José; Carrasco, Cristina; Kim, Jihyun; Ramírez, Jose; Salas, Maria José; Valdés, Francisca; Varela, Valentina (Universidad de Chile, 2017)
      NOUN - NOUN compounds have been extensively studied in the past, not only for the reason that they possess a remarkable degree of diversity regarding semantic relationships between their constituents but also because of ...