A Survey on Persian Metaphors in Political Texts from Cognitive Point of View
This study takes as primary the analysis of the use of the metaphorical expression in Persian political texts and categorizes them into various fields including: human being’s body members, nature, human being’s characteristics, plants, mathematics, senses, physics, colors, directions, war, driving, food, building, instrument, home appliance, clothes, hunting, animals and economics. Based on the findings, there are twenty fields by applying which the political metaphors are conceptualized in the Persian political discourse. Moreover, the results obtained from the current study revealed that the most applicable field in which the Persian political metaphors have been used, was the human being’s body members.
Key words: Pragmatics; Discourse analysis; Political texts; Cognitive linguistics; Metaphor
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