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

On Tropes in English News

Authors
Yan Li
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Yan Li
Available Online January 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.128How to use a DOI?
Keywords
English news; Metaphor; Simile; Metonymy; Synecdoche
Abstract

For a piece of English news, in order to draw the readers’ attention, the humorous language and the vivid descriptions are especially important parts, and tropes is an important rhetorical device to add to these flavors. This paper illustrates the application of tropes in English news, including simile, metaphor, metonymy and synecdoche, which not only can make one piece of English News more vivid, but also can catch the reader’s attention very easily. Besides, the tropes should be used very ingenious and suitable.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society
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-16.2016.128How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, 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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