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Cognitive Linguistics SLAV/LING 409 Fall 2007 Hour Test 2
Part I: Poems. Analyze ONE poem in terms of specific metaphors and how they
relate to conceptual metaphor.
(You will get two poem excerpts, each about 8 lines long. You choose ONE.)
Part II: Metonymy/Metaphor: Analyze only FIVE of the following examples, giving
an account of metonymy and metaphor found therein.
(You will get eight examples. You choose FIVE.)
Part III: Definitions from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. Briefly discuss
only ONE of these in terms of how well the definition fits our cognitive category.
(You will get two definitions. You choose ONE.)
Part IV. Short essay. Do only ONE. Write one full paragraph.
(You will get three prompts. You choose ONE.)