PRAGMATIC AND COGNITIVE ASPECTS OF METAPHORS OF ENGLISH POLITICAL DISCOURSE: A WORLDPLAY, A CONTEST OR A WAR?

Abstract

Metaphor is analyzed as means of strengthening of pragmatic potential of English political discourse. Pragmatic and cognitive aspects of choice and transformation of metaphors from sport, game and military sphere at solving political aims are highlighted. Examples of political metaphors are given with their historical, political and culturological connotations.

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N. V. Kozyreva

MGIMO

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