GIALens Volume 1 Number 1

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Topic and Focus in Swahili
by Maryanne Augustin

From Stars to Sand: Finding the Roots of Tajik Worldview by Analyzing Nature Conceptual Metaphors as Used in National Literature
by Christina Gray and Heather Rice

The Importance of Culture in Conceptual Blends: As Evidenced in Two Western Comic Strips
by Ruth Molitor and Amanda Thomas

How to Collect 1,000 Proverbs Quickly: Field Methods for Eliciting and Collecting Proverbs
by Peter Unseth
Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics

Investigating World View Through Narrative Analysis
by Shelley Ashdown
Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics