Metaphor Studies from the Perspective of Critical Discourse Analysis : A Case Study of Business Acquisition

@inproceedings{Guo2013MetaphorSF,
  title={Metaphor Studies from the Perspective of Critical Discourse Analysis : A Case Study of Business Acquisition},
  author={Song Guo},
  year={2013}
}
Although Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) has been developing rapidly, it faces strong criticism from scholars due to its lack of attention to the cognitive aspects of discourse. As a fundamental cognitive tool to conceptualize the world, metaphor plays a vital role in constructing social reality. Providing a particular perspective of viewing the reality, metaphor forms an important part of ideology. Therefore, we should not only focus on its cognitive function, but also its pragmatic and… CONTINUE READING

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