Metaphors and evaluation in popular economic discourse on trade wars

@inproceedings{Deignan2019MetaphorsAE,
  title={Metaphors and evaluation in popular economic discourse on trade wars},
  author={Anne Maria Deignan and Danting Cai},
  year={2019}
}
Metaphor is used for different functions, including supporting the development of new knowledge and theory, communicating this, and persuading or framing its topic. All of these functions have been noted in economics texts. Analyses of popular economics texts have found that the same metaphor vehicles can be exploited in different ways to present different evaluations of their topic. For instance, both the Eurosceptic British press, and the Europhile Italian press framed the introduction of the… CONTINUE READING

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