On two Different Fictional Connotations Between Heterogeneous Natural Languages
Chen Diao, Wanzhang Liu, Ning Cai, Changhui Tian, Lin Xue
Available Online January 2016.
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- Phoenix; Connotation; Chinese culture; Western culture; History
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Chen Diao AU - Wanzhang Liu AU - Ning Cai AU - Changhui Tian AU - Lin Xue PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - On two Different Fictional Connotations Between Heterogeneous Natural Languages BT - International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society PB - Atlantis Press SP - 74 EP - 77 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.18 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.18 ID - Diao2016/01 ER -