Some Kewa metaphors: body parts as automobile parts

Statement of Responsibility:
Franklin, Karl J
Date:
2003
Abstract:

The Kewa people of the Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, saw their first vehicle in 1960. This article demonstrates their creativeness in using metaphors that draw upon body part names and associating those names with certain parts of vehicles.

Extent:
8 pages
Subject:
Metaphors
Country:
Papua New Guinea
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