Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science

A Cognitive Study of News Reports of China Daily and Washington Post on Diaoyu Island Issues

Authors
Na Wang, Wenrui Lian
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Na Wang
Available Online December 2013.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.95How to use a DOI?
Keywords
conceptual metaphor, China Daily, Washington Post, Diaoyu island issue
Abstract
Diaoyu islands issue has become the hot topic since 2012. China Daily and Washington Post are chosen as research subject, who are representative news agencies with great authority of two countries representing their countries’ and people’s attitude. The author chose 8 news reports respectively from the two news agencies over Diaoyu island issue, combining political news and conceptual metaphor, finding out the similarities and differences in the use of conceptual metaphor of these two news agencies based on mapping mechanism, and revealing their attitude and political stance over the Diaoyu islands issue. It has been found that there are some metaphors commonly used by two news agencies, while some metaphors are preferred. Besides, China holds unshakable political stance in protecting its own territory rights. America’s attitude over the island dispute between China and Japan is constantly changing.
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Proceedings
2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
December 2013
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978-90786-77-90-1
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.95How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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