Saturday, 11 July 2015

Grammatical Metaphor: A System Property Of Construing Meaning In Lexicogrammatical Terms

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 274):
But the general phenomenon of metaphor, as an inherent property of language as a stratified semiotic, is a feature of the system as a whole — of the construal of meaning in lexicogrammatical terms.