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Попытка реконструкции генезиса метонимии

Пушкарев Е. А.

This paper attempts to offer a framework for a broad stroke reconstruction of metonymy as a process. It offers a critical overview of the phenomenon of metonymy which is termed as a process of mapping of one concept or its part into another concept within the same idealized cognitive model.

Here it is argued that this cognitive approach to metonymy may well be used to recostruct the origin of metonymy, with dating the initial stage of it as far back as the Acheulean. It is also claimed that metaphor is genealogically related to metonymy, which may be proven by the analysis of different forms of paleolithic industry and art.