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Volume 66, Issue 3


The Role of Creativity in Multimodal Construction Grammar

Mark Turner
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Published Online: 2018-09-04 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zaa-2018-0030


Construction Grammar accepts responsibility to account for forms of creativity otherwise almost entirely ignored in linguistics. This commitment is wise, given that creativity is the engine that develops systems of communication. Blending is the main mechanism of this creativity.

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Published Online: 2018-09-04

Published in Print: 2018-09-25

Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Volume 66, Issue 3, Pages 357–370, ISSN (Online) 2196-4726, ISSN (Print) 0044-2305, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zaa-2018-0030.

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