Mental Metaphor in Akkadian Language - A Comparative Study -
2018, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 125-140
The subject of metal metaphor is considered as an important rhetorical subject in all languages that are connected with the AL- Araba ( semitic ) language . One of them is the Arabic language as it has great space in the mind of rhetorical historians and they consider it as the glory of the language as well as one factor of rhetoric . Therefore , its importance is so obvious to study the mental metaphor in the Akkadian language to clarify the significance of theselanguage ( AL-Ariba ) in studying the rhetorical studies as it was the ancientlanguage ( AL-Ariba ) in the fields of writing . The metaphor is one branch of semantics which is put in to two parts : the conveying metaphor and the mental one which is our main concern in this research paper . One reason why it is named mental metaphor is that it is easy to by understood by the mind of any human being and not from the language itself . Through having the comparative study in studying the mental metaphor in the Akkadian language which would be so clear that Akkadian had got the lead in using the mental metaphor and they had been the first to deal with this real rhetorical Art .
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