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CG takes the view that language contains maximally schematic grammatical elements, highly specific lexis, and multiword units that are both schematic and specific. However, in order to consider how language might be explained symbolically, we must first consider how language caters for different forms of construal. 2 Construal One of the tenets of CG is that language is a product of human conceptualization. We are capable of interpreting situations in different ways, and language 31 The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics offers various ways to convey meaning.
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A Compositional Semantics for Multiple Focus by Manfred Krifka, Austinlsaarbriicken