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« EMOTION IS A LIVING ORGANISM » ou Isabelle, ou le pot de basilic

Abstract : This article focuses on conceptual metaphors for emotion (Lakoff & Johnson 1980, Lakoff & Turner 1989, Kövecses 1988, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2010) in the poem “Isabella, or the Pot of Basil” (pub. 1818) by John Keats via a cognitivist approach. The concept of grammatical aspect according to Langacker (1987, 1990, 2000, 2008, 2009), will be overviewed, providing a prism through which the verbs in the conceptual metaphors in question will be analyzed. The article aims to show that the grammatical aspect is a fundamental element of the conceptual metaphors in the poem, providing them with their poetic, emotive, and illustrative power.
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Katrina Brannon. « EMOTION IS A LIVING ORGANISM » ou Isabelle, ou le pot de basilic. ELIS - Echanges de linguistique en Sorbonne, Université Paris Sorbonne, 2016. ⟨halshs-01393456⟩



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