A Cognitive Metaphor Approach to Analysing Potentially Schema-Refreshing Metaphors in Sylvia Plath's "Lady Lazarus"

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Amita J. Sanghvi


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Essays and Poetry from the Sylvia Plath 2012 Symposium
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Amita J. Sanghvi, Sultan Qaboos University

Amita J. Sanghvi  holds MA in Literature from University of Mumbai, (Bombay), India. She has been a British Council Hornby scholar to the UK and has also received her MA (Applied Linguistics) from Lancaster University. Her research area is Cognitive Metaphor Theory (Lakoff & Johnson, 1989) and Cognitive Schema Refreshment theory (Semino 1997) with a special focus on metaphors in Plath's Poetry. She is also interested in English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing and Vocabulary Development. She currently teaches English at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.