Volume 5, Issue 19 (2012)                   LCQ 2012, 5(19): 121-150 | Back to browse issues page

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Shahri B. Metaphor and Ideology. LCQ. 2012; 5 (19) :121-150
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-3923-en.html
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Since metaphors occur in language, it is an appropriate tool to identify ideology with. The choice of different metaphors in a text by language users would reveal its dominant ideology. Contrary to this, different ideologies may produce different metaphors to support their basic beliefs. Taking conceptual metaphor theory and Teun van Dijk’s theory of ideology as the basic definitions in this paper, the functions of metaphor in an ideological system and also the role of metaphor in different social contexts are being studied.
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Received: 2012/06/19 | Accepted: 2012/09/29 | Published: 2012/10/9

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