Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society

On two Different Fictional Connotations Between Heterogeneous Natural Languages

Authors
Chen Diao, Wanzhang Liu, Ning Cai, Changhui Tian, Lin Xue
Corresponding Author
Chen Diao
Available Online January 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.18How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Phoenix; Connotation; Chinese culture; Western culture; History
Abstract
Every language is closely related to its culture. Due to historical events, cultural traditions, religious beliefs, natural environment factors, and other aspects, cultures both in English and Chinese language gives animal words specific and different cultural connotations, forming their own specific animal culture. It is the basic content of the national animal culture for a variety of connotation’s attitude of animal words. This paper mainly introduces the difference of the Dragon’s and Phoenix’s connotations between Chinese and western cultures. Impacted by difference events and cultures, the same imagery will be given different connotations. Combining with the paragraphs mentioned above, it will be clear to see that connotations of “Dragon” and “Phoenix” are influencing different culture backgrounds such as religions, histories, imaginations and so on.
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Proceedings
International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society
Part of series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
January 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-158-2
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.18How to use a DOI?
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