A path schema is an image schema that
- involves physical or metaphorical movement from place to place, and
- consists of a starting point, a goal, and a series of intermediate points.
- The purpose-as-physical-goal metaphor, as expressed in the following sentences:
- Tom has gone a long way toward changing his personality.
- You have reached the midpoint of your flight training.
- She's just starting out to make her fortune.
- Jane was sidetracked in her search for self-understanding.