Essays about: "political metaphor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words political metaphor.

  1. 1. Critical Discourse Analysis of COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory Videos. : A Study of Popular Videos in Arabic Media.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Hussein Alwaday; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : COVID-19 hit the world causing global health, social and political problems. Exceptional misinformation about the pandemic has been circulating through social media and contributed to the public panic and confusion about how to deal with the crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Data (De)colonization: Case of the “Safe City” Project in Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Petar Korac; [2022]
    Keywords : decoloniality; data colonization; datafication; big data; biometric surveillance; Safe City; data double; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In my thesis, I follow the argument of the authors belonging to the school of decoloniality, who explore the phenomena of coloniality of power outside of historical colonialism. This gives me the freedom to look through decolonial lances into phenomena of undergoing colonization through data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conceptual Metaphors for Covid-19 : An Analysis of Metaphors for Covid-19 in the Discourse of Political Leaders of the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Maria Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Covid-19; Pandemic; Metaphors; Political Discourse; Conceptual Metaphor Theory;

    Abstract : Since the emergence of Covid-19 in December 2019, metaphors to talk about the pandemic have been extensively used in political discourse. This study aims to compare metaphors for Covid-19 in the discourse of political leaders of the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia by drawing upon three conceptual metaphors found by De la Rosa (2007). READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond Modernity : Narrative Strategies in Hindi Short Stories of Uday Prakash

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Dymén; [2022]
    Keywords : Uday Prakash; Hindi literature; magic realism; magical realism; the fantastic; regionalism; postcolonialism; postmodernism; realism; experimentalism; genre; narratology.; Uday Prakāś; hindī sāhitya; jāduī yathārthvād; āṃcaliktā; uttaropaniveśvād; uttar ādhuniktā; prayogvād; yathārthvād; śailī.; उदय प्रकाश; हिंदी साहित्य; जादुई याथार्थवाद; आंचलिकता; उत्तरोपानिवेश्वाद; उत्तर आधुनिकता; प्रायोगवाद; याथार्थवाद; शैली;

    Abstract : This thesis explores different genres and modes of writing in short stories of the contemporary Indian author Uday Prakash, such as magical realism, the fantastic, regionalism, postcolonial and postmodern writing. It poses the question: “In which literary genre should Uday Prakash’s writings best be categorised?” The study is based on a reading of Prakash’s collection, 10 Pratinidhi kahāniyāṃ – Ten Representative Stories, consisting of ten stories of the author’s own choice. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Art of the Political Metaphor : Examining Boris Johnson's use of conceptual metaphors in a speech on Brexit

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Rickard Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Metaphor; Brexit; Boris Johnson; Conceptual metaphor theory; Framing;

    Abstract : As the 2016 Brexit referendum was an election largely decided by the use of language, there was merit in examining how the Leave campaign had managed to be successful. Therefore, this study asks how one of the leave campaign's main figure heads, Boris Johnson, used metaphors to frame the relationship between Britain and the EU. READ MORE