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  1. Facing cancer: metaphors used in medical animations films to explaining aspects of cancer
  2. Guidelines for identifying and interpreting visual metaphors in political cartoons
  3. A Book of Noises: Notes on the Auraculous
  4. How to identify and interpret metaphors in film: a critical evaluation of FILMIP
  5. This is a BOOK REVIEW of: S.W. Franklin (2023). The Cult of Creativity (U. of Chicago Press)
  6. Narrating and attributing perspective visually in comics
  7. This is a book review of Aaris Sherin (2023).
  8. Book review of: Figuring out Figuration
  9. Understanding pictures from different cultures requires cultural background knowledge
  10. How Tripadvisor automatically helps assess contributors' trustworthiness
  11. Metaphor and metonymy in Iranian and Dutch print advertising
  12. Book review of Frank Serafini (2022), Beyond the Visual
  13. Book review of Yus (2022), Smartphone Communication
  14. Review of monograph by Nea Ehrlich (Edinburgh UP 2021)
  15. Gender, ethnicity, love of art, and other aspects of identity in children's picture books
  16. How easy or difficult is it to understand emotion lines in comics?
  17. How animations can be (part of) documentary films.
  18. Multimodality: communication combining two or more semiotic resources
  19. Book review of: Danny Butt, Artistic Research in the Future Academy. Bristol: Intellect, 2017
  20. How is the Chinese-American trade war portrayed in political cartoons in both nations?
  21. Review of Coëgnarts (2019). Film as Embodied Art; and Gallese & Guerra (2019). The Empathic Screen
  22. "Relevance" is the key to explaining visual and visual-plus-written-language mass communication
  23. So much knowledge is needed to understand the visuals in an Iranian or a Dutch advertisement!
  24. Making cross-cultural meaning in five Chinese promotion clips: Metonymies and metaphors
  25. Book review of Bateman, Wildfeuer, and Hiippala (2017)
  26. Book review of: Elisabeth El Refaie, Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives
  27. The latest in research on multimodal metaphor & other tropes
  28. This is a book review of Musolff (2016)
  29. This is a book review of Abdel-Raheem (2019)
  30. Visual metaphors in Dutch political cartoons that characterize right-wing politician Geert Wilders
  31. Book review of Pérez-Sobrino (2017), Multimodal Metaphor and Metonymy in Advertising
  32. A critical evaluation of Mueller & Kappelhoff's model for analysing cinematic metaphor
  33. How is "depression" audiovisually represented in short animation films?
  34. Judging emotions from facial expressions of comics characters.
  35. How is it that unusual and creative traffic signs can be interpreted?
  36. Arguing with visuals
  37. Antithesis as a persuasive device in Fred Wiseman's documentaries
  38. Argumentation and rhetoric in visual and multimodal communication
  39. Do "interactive documentaries" actually deserve to be called "documentaries"?
  40. From metaphor to allegory: Afu-ganisu-tan (an online manga)
  41. Visual metaphors in computer ads in a 1999 issue of PC Magazine (paper was published in 2000)
  42. Arguing with visuals (sometimes accompanied by minimal text)
  43. This is a book review of Francisco Yus, Humour and Relevance (Benjamins 2016)
  44. Can we have mixed metaphors in visuals?
  45. Visual and multimodal metaphor
  46. What various theories rooted in linguistics can contribute to the study of comics
  47. Book review of Annabelle Honess Roe, Animated Documentary (Palgrave MacMillan 2013).
  48. Visual and Multimodal Metaphor in Film
  49. GOOD IS LIGHT and BAD IS DARK in feature films
  50. "Finding your identity is like finding your home" in short animation films
  51. Solving videogames puzzles is making a journey: Half-Life 2, Grim Fandango, and Heavy Rain
  52. Can Blending Theory contribute important insights to creativity?
  53. How the concept of the journey structures Varda's "The Gleaners and I"
  54. A critical book review of Kress' Multimodality (2010)
  55. This is a book review.
  56. Three short animation films that visualize the LIFE IS A JOURNEY metaphor
  57. Metaphors depicting the global financial crisis in newspaper cartoons
  58. Loss of hands in Azumanga (part 4) metaphorically means loss of control
  59. Motion and emotion lines in Hergé's last Tintin album
  60. Do visual metaphor types in car ads and the cultural background of viewers affect interpretation?
  61. Book review of: Carey Jewitt (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis (2009)
  62. The metaphorical potential of sound and music
  63. "Introduction" in Forceville & Urios-Aparis (eds), Multimodal Metaphor (De Gruyter 2009)
  64. Reprint, with small variations, of Forceville (2006)
  65. Extreme horror films' presentation of human victims as if they were animals
  66. This is a book review.
  67. Metaphors in a variety of visual and visual-plus-text discourses
  68. Theorizing visual and visual-plus-verbal metaphor
  69. Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysis: A Multimedia Toolkit and Coursebook
  70. Further thoughts on delimiting pictorial metaphor
  71. Creative metaphors drawing on visuals, language and sound in Dutch commercials
  72. Achieving a goal is undertaking a journey: the documentary road-movie
  73. Book Review: Corpus Approaches to Critical Metaphor Analysis
  74. Non-verbal and multimodal metaphor in a cognitivist framework: Agendas for research
  75. Genre plus time & place of access steer the interpretation of visual/multimodal discourse
  76. How is anger visualized in the Asterix album La Zizanie/The Roman Agent?
  77. Fauconnier & Turner (2002), The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind’s Hidden Complexities
  78. This is a book review of Engelhardt (2002)
  79. Book review of Zoltán Kövecses, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction (Oxford UP 2002).
  80. Free indirect discourse in The Comfort of Strangers (novella AND film).
  81. English for sale: A study of the language of advertising (Lund Studies in English, 99)
  82. Pictorial/visual metaphor in print and billboard advertising (monograph)
  83. Can target and source in a visual or multimodal metaphor be reversed? No, they can't!
  84. How a conceptual metaphor is cued in a novella, a script, and a film: COLIN IS A CHILD.
  85. Review article of Kress and Van Leeuwen's "Reading Images" (Routledge 1996)
  86. Visual metaphor in print and billboard advertisements
  87. Context always makes clear that metaphorical mappings go from source to target -- not vice versa
  88. Reviews
  89. Pictorial Metaphor in Advertisements
  90. The layering motif in Alice Munro's short stories
  91. What visual stylistic means do comics and graphic novels have to convey meaning? (2014)
  92. The metaphorical use of "forces" in animation film (in: Hampe, ed., 2017).
  93. Relevance theory as inclusive model of communication (2014)
  94. How can text balloons in comics and graphic novels be creative?
  95. 2. E Unis Pluribum: Using Mental Agility to Achieve Creative Duality in Word, Image and Sound