Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education

A Linguistic Analysis on Cyber Language “I Am Also Drunk”

Authors
Yan Yuqing, Liu Jianwen
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Yan Yuqing
Available Online April 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.60How to use a DOI?
Keywords
IAAD; Metaphor; Syntax; Memetics
Abstract

In the recent years, the cyber language has been very popular in our society. “I Am Also Drunk” (IAAD), one of the most popular cyber expressions in Chinese, has now frequently appeared in many social media. This article is about to analyze the reasons of popularity of IAAD. Firstly, it introduces the social and cultural background of the appearance of cyber language and illustrates the positive impact of society and culture on it. Then, it points out that the brief structure, vivid expression and profound meaning of IAAD prove its popularity from the perspective of syntax and cognitive linguistics.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
April 2015
ISBN
978-94-62520-60-8
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.60How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2015, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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