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Publication details [#14298]

Tay, D. 2019. Death in a multicultural society: Metaphor, language and religion in Sinngapore obituaries. Cognitive Linguistic Studies 6 (1) : 84–102. 19 pp.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
English
Keywords
Place, Publisher
Amsterdam: John Benjamins
ISBN
22138722

Abstract

This research focuses on the construction of religious identities via the metaphors related to death used in newspapers’s obituaries of the multicultural and multilingual society of Singapore. Their focus on unveiling the near-universal and culture-specific aspects of these metaphors as well as their association with the religion at hand.