The Use of Metaphor in News Reports: News Reports on EU Economic Crisis as A Case Study
Available Online January 2016.
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- Metaphor; News; EU; Economic crisis; Cognition
- News reporting involves many uses of figures of speech, of which metaphor is used widely. Through the use of metaphor, news reports will be more vivid and thus more attractive to the audience. Besides, the application of metaphor in news reports can have an impact on the audience’s cognition. Using news reports about EU (European Union) economic crisis as a case study, this paper makes an analysis of the use of metaphor and elaborates on its functions in news reports.
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TY - CONF AU - Xirong Ai PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - The Use of Metaphor in News Reports: News Reports on EU Economic Crisis as A Case Study BT - International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society PB - Atlantis Press SP - 257 EP - 259 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.62 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.62 ID - Ai2016/01 ER -