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Title: Werbesprache im Deutschen und Chinesischen
Subtitle: Eine kontrastiv-linguistische und interkulturell-kommunikative Analyse
Written By: Luyang Wang
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?264105
Series Title: Studien zur Allgemeinen und Romanischen Sprachwissenschaft

Diese Arbeit untersucht in einer kontrastiven Analyse die Werbesprache im Deutschen und Chinesischen aus linguistischer und interkultureller Perspektive. Die Untersuchung basiert auf Werbeanzeigen der Massenmedien in Deutschland und China. Neben der Zusammenfassung der sprachlichen Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede werden auch die sprachlichen Phänomene in Bezug auf den kulturellen Hintergrund erläutert. Schwerpunkt der Arbeit ist der erstmalige Versuch eines umfangreichen Vergleichs der deutschen und chinesischen Werbesprache auf der Wort-, Satz- und Textebene. Über die empirische Analyse hinaus geht die Untersuchung dabei auch auf die werbesprachlichen Strategien in Deutschland und China ein, die auf eine erfolgreiche Werbegestaltung im internationalen Rahmen abzielen.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631641057
Pages: 185
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