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Summary and Conclusion

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Abstract

We proceeded as follows. After introducing the subject and method of research in Chap.  1, in Chap.  2 we presented the basic assumptions of the conceptual integration theory, with particular attention paid to small spatial stories and their basic ingredients—the image schemas. The small spatial stories always describe actors “moving and shaking” (changing location and manipulating objects). In the summary of each “research” chapter (Chaps.  3,  4,  5, and  6), we listed all the actors, objects, actions, and image schemas we managed to find, as well as “traces” of conceptual blending.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of English StudiesUniversity of WrocławOtmuchówPoland

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