Investigating Conceptual Metaphorical Expression in English Suicide Notes: A Cognitive Linguistic Study

he human experience is mysterious, so, metaphor is commonly used to portray life experiences. The significance of metaphor for expressing and developing selfhood. The function of metaphor in determining the conceptual meanings in suicide letters. Language reflects our worldviews. Language is a component of the body. The technique is used to illuminate crucial issues in cognitive semantics that is linked between experience, the conceptual system, and the semantic structures encoded by language is studied in cognitive semantics. These include conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition. The study's flaw is that body metaphors and embodiment may be linked. A suicide note's cultural domain aspect and the importance of interpreting conceptual metaphoric notions cannot be overstated. The study claims that body metaphors utilized in suicide can be systematized utilizing sensoryperceptual information of the outside environment. Either way, the body or actual components as domains are clearly connected. Art is considered to require embodiment. “The mind is inherently embodied. Thought is mostly unconscious. Abstract concepts are largely metaphorical”. (Lakoff & Johnson, 1999b, p. 3)

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Keywords: Suicide Notes, Linguistic Study

ISSN: 2454 - 4671

EISSN: 2249 – 4642

EOI/DOI: 10.37648/ijrssh.v11i03.035

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