Publication details [#56666]

Shie, Jian-Shiung. 2012. Conceptual metaphor as a news-story promoter: The cases of ENL and EIL headlines. Intercultural Pragmatics 9 (1) : 1–21.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study examines the pragmatic roles of conceptual metaphor as news-story promoters and figurative conventionality and cultural specificity variaton in the English-as-a-native-language (ENL) and English-as-an-international-language (EIL) settings of corresponding New York Times (NYT) and Times Supplement (TS) news stories.