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Mcentee-Atalianis, Lisa J. 2011. The role of metaphor in shaping the identity and agenda of the United Nations: The imagining of an international community and international threat. Discourse & Communication 5 (4) : 393–412.
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SAGE Publications


Exploring how the Secretary-General (SG) proposes the United Nations in his speeches, this study focuses on the role of metaphor in creating a common ‘image’ of international diplomacy and justifying an international organizational identity.