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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Anastasia Venidiktova
Metaphorical Image of the Male in Modern Media Text
2017
The research paper is focused on considering the issue of the linguistic metaphor which is referred to as the mean of secondary nomination.

The author applies to the analysis of the existent theories in the linguistic field in accordance to the defined object of the research. The author provides detailed analysis of the role of the metaphor in the formation of the linguistic world image and examines its anthropocentricity. The author as well carries out the research of the mechanism of metaphorisation, introduced by M. Black.

The present work characterizes the concept of the “male” in society, culture and language. The author introduces the conditional classification of the defined metaphors that relate to the concept. The author carries out the analysis of the linguistic and semantic analysis of the defined metaphors on the base of the media discourse from the online sources of “The Guardian” and “The Independent”.

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