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Tom 12 (2014)

Myśl i  myślenie jako strumień / potok

  • Kordian Bakuła
12 marca 2015


Thought and thinking as a stream/torrent

The article is to demonstrate the existence in contemporary Polish of the metaphor that thought /thinking is a stream/torrent. The author has distinguished the following features of a stream or torrent: course, flow, current, liquid, meandering, broad, swift, turbid, shallow, rapid, rushing, surging, turbulent and murmuring. He has searched the Polish Internet resources blogs, forums, articles, books, finding there examples of sentences from 2000–2014. The material collected by the author confirms that Poles today understand thought and thinking as a stream and torrent.