The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor (pages 1-3)
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Linguistic semantics assignment
1.What is generative semantics?
2.What is cognitive semantics?
3.How, in general, are the meanings of ‘words’ (lexical units) most often represented in computational semantics today?
4.Describe the difference between the “sense” and “referent” of a word.
5.Show that words for men and women in English represent a sexist ideology.
6.What is a conceptual metaphor?
7.What are thematic roles?
8.Describe the differences between deep roles, thematic roles, and proto-roles, and the main problems and advantages of each.
9.What is the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?
10.What is Ferdinand de Saussure's theory of relational meaning?
11.What is WordNet?
12.What are semantic selection restrictions and how (roughly) could they be assigned using WordNet?
13.What English sentence could represent the following set of first order logic expressions?
14.What is a 'Knowledge Graph'