• Olga Nikolaevna Prokhorova National Research University “Belgorod State University”
  • Igor Vladimirovich Chekulai National Research University “Belgorod State University”
  • Elena Vladimirovna Pupynina National Research University “Belgorod State University”
  • Ekaterina Feodorovna Bekh National Research University “Belgorod State University”




cognitive metaphor, metonymy, value, evaluation, value concept.


Metaphorical models that convey the evaluative meaning are the focus of this article. The paper intends to show that metaphor and in certain cases metonymy belong to the main means of creating the value attitude to the facts of reality and thinking, this attitude resulting in certain utterances of evaluative character. The data for analysis consist of the utterances from the literary prose in different Indo-European languages of Slavonic, German and Romance groups. The examples show that the main metaphorical models and the specific sub-models in each of the thematic groups viewed as an object of the present study manifest the same or similar evaluative potentials irrespectively of the linguistic culture they belong to. That means that the general mechanism of creating the value relations receiving their manifestation in the form of evaluative utterances within different linguistic cultures is the same


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NIKOLAEVNA PROKHOROVA, O. .; VLADIMIROVICH CHEKULAI, I. .; VLADIMIROVNA PUPYNINA, E. .; FEODOROVNA BEKH, E. . EVALUATIVE CONCEPTS ENCODED IN METAPHORICAL LANGUAGE. Gênero & Direito, [S. l.], v. 8, n. 6, 2019. DOI: 10.22478/ufpb.2179-7137.2019v8n6.49386. Disponível em: https://periodicos.ufpb.br/index.php/ged/article/view/49386. Acesso em: 17 abr. 2024.



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