1) implied meaning
Although there are various explanations of the implied meaning of "seaking a lady"in QU Yuan s Lisao,in general,there are mainly five of them.
关于屈原《离骚》中的“求女”喻意 ,历来众说纷纭 ,概括起来 ,主要有五种。
3) metaphor awareness
This paper attempts to illuminate the interrelations between metaphor,thoughts and language,probes into the necessity and feasibility of fostering English learners’ metaphor awareness and metaphorical competence,and explore a tentative teaching approach that conforms to the reform of College English teaching.
This study attempts to investigate the effect of metaphor awareness on English idiom learning with non-English major college students through the analysis of variance from four perspectives.
It thinks that metaphor awareness extends the dimension for both the teaching and learning and provides us another alternative to helping the students to overcome the common problems such as the poor vocabulary,logically incoherence and so on.
4) metaphorical meaning
Animal idioms of both English and Chinese can be compared in the following three aspects:(1) Same referent,same metaphorical meaning;(2) Same referent,different metaphorical meaning;(3) Different referent,same metaphorical meaning.
The results showed that these students mainly comprehend literal meaning of Chinese idioms in non and middle contexts,and they mainly comprehend metaphorical meaning of Chinese idioms in strong context.
Because of the Chinese-Western cutural differences,one cannot fully understand or properly use such idioms without having comprehended the metaphorical meanings of the animal words by analyzing their development of associative meanings.
5) Metaphorical Meaning
The Polysemy and Variability of the Metaphorical Meaning and Their Understanding;
Construction of metaphorical meanings in animal terms by relevance blending theory;
This paper attempts at an analysis of the cognitive characteristics in both the Chinese and English languages by comparing the metaphorical meanings of Chinese and English animal terms.
6) metaphor image
The court-style poems reflect the psychological features of boudoirs by means of time image,space image and metaphor image,etc.