A Semantic Study of Euphemism in British TV Drama Downton Abbey(1st season)
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- Euphemism, Word meaning, Language features
Euphemism, as a common linguistic phenomenon in social communication, has being shining its unique lights to smoothen the effectiveness of people’s social communications. In this paper, the author will give a detailed explanation about the euphemisms in British TV drama Downton Abbey from the perspective of word meaning in semantics, thus showing the importance of proper using of euphemism in English.
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TY - CONF AU - XiaoWei Li AU - ZhiHong Lu PY - 2014/11 DA - 2014/11 TI - A Semantic Study of Euphemism in British TV Drama Downton Abbey(1st season) BT - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 375 EP - 379 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-14.2014.67 DO - 10.2991/icss-14.2014.67 ID - Li2014/11 ER -