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End-Of-Path Schema

End-Of-Path Schema

An end-of-path schema is an image schema in which a location is understood as the termination of a prescribed path.

(English)

In the following sentence, it is understood that one must traverse the hill before reaching Sam’s home, which is at the end of the path:

  • Sam lives over the hill.
Page/s: 440–441
Source: Lakoff, G. 1987

Lakoff, George. 1987.Women, fire, and dangerous things: What categories reveal about the mind. Chicago: University of Chicago.

Page/s: 50
Source: Bennett 1975

Bennett, David. 1975.Spatial and temporal uses of English prepositions. London: Longmans.

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