Metaphor in end-of-life care (MELC)


Also see our separate list of conference presentations.

Elena Semino, Zsofia Demjén, Jane Demmen, Veronika Koller, Sheila Payne, Andrew Hardie, Paul Rayson (2017) The online use of Violence and Journey metaphors by patients with cancer, as compared with health professionals: a mixed methods study. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 7(1): 60-66. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000785

Semino, E., Demjén, Z. and Demmen, J. (2016) An integrated approach to metaphor and framing in cognition, discourse and practice, with an application to metaphors for cancer. Applied Linguistics. DOI: 10.1093/applin/amw028

Demjén, Z. (2016) Laughing at Cancer: Humour, empowerment, solidarity and coping online. Journal of Pragmatics, 101, pp. 18-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.pragma.2016.05.010

Demjén, Z., Semino, E. and Koller, V. (2016) Metaphors for 'good' and 'bad' deaths: A health professional view, Metaphor and the Social World, 6: 1-19. DOI: 10.1075/msw.6.1.01dem

Jane Demmen, Elena Semino, Zsofia Demjén, Veronika Koller, Andrew Hardie, Paul Rayson, and Sheila Payne (2015) A computer-assisted study of the use of Violence metaphors for cancer and end of life by patients, family carers and health professionals. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 20(2), pp. 205-231. DOI:10.1075/ijcl.20.2.03dem

Semino, E., Demjén, Z. and Koller, V. (2014) 'Good' and 'bad' deaths: Narratives and professional identities in interviews with hospice managers, Discourse Studies. doi: 10.1177/1461445614538566

Koller, V. (2013): Metaphern in der Palliativversorgung und Sterbebegleitung. Leidfaden 3: 12-15.

The following papers were published by the team before the start of the MELC project:

Semino, E, Koller, V, Hardie, A and Rayson, P (2009) A computer-assisted approach to the analysis of metaphor variation across genres. In: Barnden, J, Lee, M, Littlemore, J, Moon, R, Philip, G and Wallington, A (eds.) Corpus-based approaches to figurative language: a Corpus Linguistics 2009 colloquium, pp. 145-154. Birmingham: University of Birmingham Cognitive Science Research Papers.

Koller, V., Hardie, A., Rayson, P. and E. Semino (2008) Using a semantic annotation tool for the analysis of metaphor in discourse. 15.: 141-60.

Hardie, A, Koller, V, Rayson, P and Semino, E (2007) Exploiting a semantic annotation tool for metaphor analysis. In: Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2007 Conference.

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