POLITICAL METAPHOR AS THE CONSTITUENT OF THE POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF GREAT BRITAIN, THE USA AND UKRAINE


  • Elena Konopelkina
  • Irina Bezrodnykh
Keywords: political discourse, political metaphor, sphere of “war” concepts, propagandist discourse

Abstract

The usage peculiarities of the metaphors connected with the sphere of “war” concepts in contemporary English-language and Ukrainian-language political discourse have been studied. The task to the article has been to analyse metaphor as linguistic influence means, the aim of which is to form in the recipient and in communities on the whole positive or negative attitude towards some or other political phenomenon, political party, political program, etc. Topicality of the article is predetermined by sequence of events intensification on the world public arena leading to demagogic and propagandist rhetoricians’ activation including the mainstream American, British and Ukrainian political discourse.

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Published
2017-09-15
How to Cite
Konopelkina, E., & Bezrodnykh, I. (2017). POLITICAL METAPHOR AS THE CONSTITUENT OF THE POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF GREAT BRITAIN, THE USA AND UKRAINE. English and American Studies, (14), 24-30. Retrieved from https://anglistika.dp.ua/index.php/AA/article/view/186
Section
RELEVANT ISSUES OF LINGUISTICS