A Cognitive Study of News Reports of China Daily and Washington Post on Diaoyu Island Issues
- Na Wang, Wenrui Lian
- Corresponding Author
- Na Wang
Available Online December 2013.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.95How to use a DOI?
- conceptual metaphor, China Daily, Washington Post, Diaoyu island issue
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Na Wang AU - Wenrui Lian PY - 2013/12 DA - 2013/12 TI - A Cognitive Study of News Reports of China Daily and Washington Post on Diaoyu Island Issues BT - 2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.95 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.95 ID - Wang2013/12 ER -