A Contrastive Study of the Conceptual Metaphor of “White” in Both Chinese and English
DOI: 10.23977/langl.2022.050201 | Downloads: 22 | Views: 650
Yuwen Qi 1, Yiqi Yu 1
1 College of Foreign Languages, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai 200093, China
Corresponding AuthorYuwen Qi
Color words are very common in both English and Chinese. There are similarities and differences between color words in metaphorical objects and projected objects. This paper selects the color word “white” to analyze the commonness and individuality of “white” from the perspective of conceptual metaphor. Hopefully, it can help people understand color words better.
KEYWORDSWhite, Conceptual metaphor, The comparative study
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Yuwen Qi, Yiqi Yu, A Contrastive Study of the Conceptual Metaphor of "White" in Both Chinese and English. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2022) Vol. 5: 1-7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/langl.2022.050201.
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