Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Social Science (ISSS 2016)

The Analysis of Pragmatic Presupposition in English News Headlines

Authors
Tian Dong, Pingping Shao
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Tian Dong
Available Online May 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isss-16.2016.76How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Pragmatic presupposition; English news headlines; application; functions
Abstract

Faced with massive news information, news readers hardly have enough time or energy to read all of them. It is news headlines that help them get the most useful and interesting information out of the flooded information. As the essential part of news, headlines aim to summarize the main content in concise language, attract readers’ eyeballs and stimulate the enthusiasm of reading, which requires headlines of conciseness, vividness and attractiveness.While, pragmatic presupposition can just make it satisfied, and it’s an effective device for news headlines writing. This thesis attempts to analyze the application of pragmatic presupposition in English news headlines, providing a new perspective to appreciate news headlines and helping readers comprehend news headlines in a profound way.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Social Science (ISSS 2016)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
May 2016
ISBN
10.2991/isss-16.2016.76
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isss-16.2016.76How 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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