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Free download Women Fire and Dangerous Things ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free download Women Fire and Dangerous Things Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science In addition it should have repercussions. A car is usually a self powered four wheel vehicle 3 5 meters long that encloses a driver and one to four passengers This definition is not exhaustive there has been a three wheel car an eight wheel car a racecar seats no passengers early horseless carriages did not enclose the driver and the passengers Yet the definition describes the prototypical car in the minds of most speakers of English When asked to draw a car they would draw something like the prototypical car and not a three wheeler or an eight wheeler when asked whether a given vehicle is a car or a motorcycle or a car or a van they would compare the differences between the vehicle and the prototypical car the prototypical motorcycle and the prototypical van Originally the word meant carriage when the automobile was invented the meaning was extended to it earlier when the first railroads were built the meaning was extended to any vehicle moving on rails whether self propelled or pulled by a locomotive thus we have dining cars sleeping cars and freight cars An amusement park attraction called the bumper car is a vehicle driven by the visitor that bumps into other such vehicles it is not self powered A toy that looks like a car and has turning wheels is called a toy car Thus cars are a typical conceptual category of objects instead of having clear boundaries with any object inside the boundary as good a representative as any other there are several prototypical objects which are linked by analogy and metaphor and membership in the category is defined by the similarity with a prototype There must of course be legal definitions of cars in different jurisdictions for the purposes of taxation and licensing but how did the legislators get the idea of a car Lakoff argues that categorization is a hugely important part of thinking and most categories are like thatAn Australian Aboriginal language groups nouns into four classes similar to the three genders of Indo European languages and the noun classifiers of Chinese The second class contains women the Sun which is connected to women in the tribal mythology fire which burns like the Sun and a poisonous larva whose poison stings like fire The metaphorical daisy chain is what transformed the word Gothic from relating to an East Germanic people of the Dark Ages to relating to medieval architecture to relating to Romantic scary tales set in a castle built in this architecture to relating to a subgenre of rock music that evokes the mood of such tales to relating to a youth subculture that listens to such music As the tribe was assimilating into the larger Australian society and its members switching to English and forgetting their mythology and natural history the second noun class in their speech has been losing members to the fourth class which contains everything else like class 12 of animals in Borges s fictional Chinese encyclopedia I am still wondering how Chinese ended up with a classifier for lessons subjects and large guns and another for people pigs and kitchenware The Conductor youth subculture that listens to such music As the tribe was assimilating into the larger Australian society and its members switching to English and forgetting their mythology and natural history the second noun class in their speech has been losing members to the fourth class which contains everything else like class 12 of animals in Borges s fictional Chinese encyclopedia I am still wondering how Chinese ended up with a classifier for lessons subjects and large guns and another for people pigs and kitchenware

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  • Paperback
  • 632
  • Women Fire and Dangerous Things
  • George Lakoff
  • English
  • 11 November 2020
  • 9780226468044