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Query Details


Query Subject:   Political Metaphors of Chinese Politicians
Author:   THOMAS lEE
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Semantics
Subject Language(s):  Aimaq
Chinese, Mandarin
Czech
Dutch
English
Fijian
French
Greek, Modern
Plautdietsch
Hebrew
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Dari
Russian
Spanish
Turkish


Query:   Dear Linguists,

I have been working on the project ''Metaphors Chinese Politicians Live By(1949-present)''
inspired by Professor Lakoff's conceptual theory of metaphor. I'll be grateful and most appreciated if any one can offer me some references on this topic.

Li Fuyin(Thomas Lee)
Associate Professor
Department of English
College of Foreign Languages
Ocean University of Qingdao
Qingdao, China
266071
Tel:0086-532-5891113
Fax:0086-532-5886440
e-mail:lifuyin@public.qd.sd.cn
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LL Issue: 10.74
Date posted: 18-Jan-1999



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