On Tropes in English News
- 10.2991/emcs-16.2016.128How to use a DOI?
- English news; Metaphor; Simile; Metonymy; Synecdoche
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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TY - CONF AU - Yan Li PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - On Tropes in English News BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society PB - Atlantis Press SP - 531 EP - 533 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.128 DO - 10.2991/emcs-16.2016.128 ID - Li2016/01 ER -