Publication details [#13963]

Pelinson, Fabiana and Elias José Mengarda. 2015. Metaforização em discursos jornalísticos: uma análise do Jornal Tribuna do Paraná. Cadernos de Comunicação 19 (1) : 153–171. 19 pp.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Brazilian Portuguese
Place, Publisher
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS.


This article focuses on metaphors uses inside the journalistic discourse of the Tribuna do Paraná, a Brazilian printed newspaper. The theoretical support is provided by the contributions of Lakoof and Jonhson (2002). The analysis results confirm the Conceptual Metaphor Theory understanding thatnot only the traditional view can be rather restrictive, but also that metaphors are relevant linguistic resource in every day communication.