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A contrastive study of similes in English and Norwegian : A corpus-based analysis of features of the English similes like a/an + noun and as + adjective + as+ noun and their most frequent translation correspondences in the Norwegian language
(Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2012)
Within the framework of the present study, simile, which is a special kind of metaphor, is investigated both on the syntactic and conceptual levels. The starting point of the research are two English simile frames: "like ...