Sunday, 17 November 2013

Metaphorical Wording

Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 657):
The important point to make is that a piece of wording that is metaphorical has as it were an additional dimension of meaning: it ‘means’ both metaphorically and congruently. … however far one may choose to go in unpacking ideational metaphor, it is important also to analyse each instance as it is.