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For Cognitive Linguistics metaphor is an essential resource of thought that can have verbal and non-verbal manifestations. However, the corpus focused is verbal basically. On the other hand, a comprehensive and unified theory of the visual metaphor does not exist. In this paper, I defend that visual metaphor has a conceptual origin and must be integrated into cognitive theories of metaphor.


Visual Metaphor Theory, Primary Metaphor Theory.


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