Saturday, 11 January 2014

Metaphoric “Rewordings” Are New Ways Of Construing Experience As Meaning

Halliday (2008: 107):
It has to be stressed that these metaphoric “rewordings” are not, in fact, new ways of saying old things (although it can be made to look as if they are). They are not so much “rewordings” as “remeanings”, new ways of semanticising human experience.