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13 - Rituals

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 June 2021

Stephen Pihlaja
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Newman University
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Discusses ritual, using the concept of pragamemes to discuss idiomatic eulogies in Taiwanese funerals. The analysis looks specifically at how religious beliefs influence the construction of Buddhist and Christian phrases, with important difference in the conceptual metaphors the idioms employ.

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Print publication year: 2021

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