Anthropolinguistic Analysis of the Semantic Field of the Verb Cook


Abstract

Anthropolinguistic analysis of the semantic field of the verb cook is an attempt at presenting the evolution of the domain of cooking in English as reflected in the vocabulary pertaining to cooking terms adopted in different historical epochs. The examination of the whole network of related cooking terms (i.e. the semantic field of to cook) proves that its development is inextricably linked with the cultural and social changes, new inventions, foreign influences and many other factors.


Keywords

anthropolinguistics; semantic field; to cook; semantic relations; evolution of mentality; analysis

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Published : 2015-06-30


Kos, J. (2015) “Anthropolinguistic Analysis of the Semantic Field of the Verb Cook”, Crossroads. A Journal of English Studies, (8), pp. 24-37. doi: 10.15290/cr.2015.08.1.03.

Jacek Kos 
University of Bialystok  United States