Category Archives: Emotions (Abstracts)

Abbott, Michael, and Charles Forceville (2011). “Visual representations of emotion in manga: loss of control is loss of hands in Azumanga Daioh volume 4.”

(2011). “Visual representations of emotion in manga: loss of control is loss of hands in Azumanga Daioh volume 4.” Language and Literature 20(2): 91-112. DOI 10.1177/096394701 1402182 Abstract: Comics and manga have many ways to convey the expression of emotion, … Continue reading

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Eggertsson, Gunnar, and Charles Forceville (2009). “Multimodal expressions of the human victim is animal metaphor in horror films.”

“Multimodal expressions of the human victim is animal metaphor in horror films.” In: Charles Forceville and Eduardo Urios-Aparisi (eds), Multimodal Metaphor, 429-49. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Abstract: In this chapter, we analyze the structural metaphor human victim is animal … Continue reading

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Forceville, Charles (2009). “Relevanz und Prägnanz: Kunst als Kommunikation.”

“Relevanz und Prägnanz: Kunst als Kommunikation.” Translated by Martina Plümacher. Zeitschrift für Semiotik 31(1-2): 31-63. English abstract: The elusive German concept  “prägnanz,” used as a form of praise for artistic representations, pertains to the aesthetic and emotional impact on its … Continue reading

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Forceville, Charles (2008). “Metaphor in pictures and multimodal representations.”

“Metaphor in pictures and multimodal representations.” In: Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought, 462-482. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Abstract: In this chapter I will outline the moderately well understood phenomenon of pictorial metaphor and … Continue reading

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Charles Forceville (2005). “Visual representations of the Idealized Cognitive Model of anger in the Asterix album La Zizanie.”

“Visual representations of the Idealized Cognitive Model of anger in the Asterix album La Zizanie.” Journal of Pragmatics 37: 69-88. Abstract:The conceptual metaphor program launched by Lakoff and Johnson (1980) attempts to chart and describe the Idealized Cognitive Models that … Continue reading

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