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Paprota, Małgorzata. 2017. welfare state; metaphor analysis; conceptual metaphors; media discourse; political discourse. Lublin Studies in Modern Language and Literature 41 (2) : 83–95. 13 pp.
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The aim of this paper is to examine selected BUILDING metaphors of the welfare state found in a corpus of four British newspapers. To achieve this, both discourse-historical approach to discourse analysis as well as Conceptual Metaphor theory have been applied. The paper offers the comparison of BUILDING metaphors retrieved from the four newspapers, and examines their argumentative function.