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Análise de metáfora em corpora

Ilha do Desterro 01/2008;
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ABSTRACT Neste trabalho, apresento maneiras de identificar metáforas em corpora. Corpora estão ficando cada vez mais fáceis de obter e propiciam uma riqueza de dados nunca vista. Porém, os corpora colocam novos desafios para o estudioso de metáfora, porque normalmente a quantidade de dados existente em um corpus supera a capacidade humana de análise de todas as ocorrências de possíveis metáforas. Proponho alguns procedimentos para análise de corpora com vistas à identificação de metáfora, focando especialmente no identificador de metáforas, um programa online dedicado exclusivamente à localização de possíveis metáforas em corpora. O uso do identificador é ilustrado por meio da análise de metáforas do presidente Lula, em um corpus contendo todos seus pronunciamentos oficiais desde sua posse, somando mais de 2 milhões de palavras.

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