# Metaphor:STATUS IS VERTICALITY

 Aliases STATUS IS VERTICALITY (Metaphors We Live By) HIGH STATUS IS UP General Primary Status is correlated with social power and physical power is correlated with verticality.
 Source Frame VerticalityRoles:vertical_axis, verticality_scale, scalar_position, vertical_entity StatusRoles:

Mappings:

Related Metaphors:

 Current Metaphor STATUS IS VERTICALITY is in some target relation to CONTROL IS VERTICALITY Target conflation?
 Current Metaphor STATUS IS VERTICALITY makes use of CHANGE OF STATE IS CHANGE OF LOCATION An increase or decrease of status is upwards or downwards movement.
 Current Metaphor STATUS IS VERTICALITY makes use of STATES ARE LOCATIONS Status is location on a vertical scale.

Entailments:

 Target Entailment An increase in status Higher point(s) along a vertical scale Scalar HIGH STATUS IS UP
 Target Entailment A decrease in status Lower point(s) along a vertical scale Scalar LOW STATUS IS DOWN

Examples:

 Example Text: He has a lofty position. Metaphors We Live By (16)
 Example Text: She fell in status. Metaphors We Live By (16)
 Example Text: He's a social climber. Grady 1998:114
 Example Text: I reached a plateau in my career some years back. Grady 1998:114

Graph of related metaphors:

digraph meta4tggrph { rankdir="BT" n1 [label="Economic status" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Economic_status" fontsize="10.0" ]; n2 [label="Status" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Status" fontsize="10.0" penwidth=2 style="filled" fillcolor="lightgray" ];

n1 -> n2 [label = "is subcase of" fontsize="8.0" color="magenta" ]; n3 [label="Social status" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Social_status" fontsize="10.0" ];

n3 -> n2 [label = "is subcase of" fontsize="8.0" color="magenta" ]; }

digraph meta4graph { rankdir="BT" n1 [label="HIGH STATUS IS UP" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:HIGH_STATUS_IS_UP" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"]; n2 [label="STATUS IS VERTICALITY" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:STATUS_IS_VERTICALITY" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"penwidth=2 style="filled" fillcolor="lightgray" ];

n1 -> n2 [label = "is an entailment of" fontsize="8.0" color="orange" ]; n3 [label="LOW STATUS IS DOWN" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:LOW_STATUS_IS_DOWN" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"];

n3 -> n2 [label = "is an entailment of" fontsize="8.0" color="orange" ]; n4 [label="CONTROL IS VERTICALITY" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:CONTROL_IS_VERTICALITY" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"];

n2 -> n4 [label = "is in some target relation to" fontsize="8.0" constraint=false color="dimgray" ]; n5 [label="CHANGE OF STATE IS CHANGE OF LOCATION" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:CHANGE_OF_STATE_IS_CHANGE_OF_LOCATION" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"];

n2 -> n5 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n6 [label="STATES ARE LOCATIONS" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Metaphor:STATES_ARE_LOCATIONS" fontsize="10.0" shape="box"];

n2 -> n6 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; }

digraph meta4srcgrph { rankdir="BT" n1 [label="Downward motion" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Downward_motion" fontsize="10.0" ]; n2 [label="Verticality" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Verticality" fontsize="10.0" penwidth=2 style="filled" fillcolor="lightgray" ];

n1 -> n2 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n3 [label="Upright posture" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Upright_posture" fontsize="10.0" ];

n3 -> n2 [label = "is subcase of" fontsize="8.0" color="magenta" ]; n4 [label="Upward motion" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Upward_motion" fontsize="10.0" ];

n4 -> n2 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n5 [label="Vertical position" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Vertical_position" fontsize="10.0" ];

n5 -> n2 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n6 [label="Motion along a path" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Motion_along_a_path" fontsize="10.0" ];

n2 -> n6 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n7 [label="Trajector landmark" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Trajector_landmark" fontsize="10.0" ];

n2 -> n7 [label = "makes use of" fontsize="8.0" color="green" ]; n8 [label="Scale" URL="/pub/en/index.php/Frame:Scale" fontsize="10.0" ];

n2 -> n8 [label = "incorporates as a role" fontsize="8.0" ]; }