A Linguistic Analysis on Cyber Language “I Am Also Drunk”
Yan Yuqing, Liu Jianwen
Available Online April 2015.
- 10.2991/icsste-15.2015.60How to use a DOI?
- IAAD; Metaphor; Syntax; Memetics
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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TY - CONF AU - Yan Yuqing AU - Liu Jianwen PY - 2015/04 DA - 2015/04 TI - A Linguistic Analysis on Cyber Language “I Am Also Drunk” BT - Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education PB - Atlantis Press SP - 209 EP - 212 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.60 DO - 10.2991/icsste-15.2015.60 ID - Yuqing2015/04 ER -