The book examines examples of figurative creativity, especially creativity through blending, from American political discourse and studies how figurative creativity contributes to achieving discourse coherence and creating rhetorically powerful statements.
Sanja Berberović holds a PhD. in Linguistics from the University of Osijek, Croatia. She is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her main research interests are the cognitive theory of metaphor and metonymy and conceptual integration theory.
Nihada Delibegović Džanić PhD, is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She teaches linguistics courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She holds a PhD. in Linguistics from the University of Osijek, Croatia. Her main interests are cognitive linguistics and phraseology