MULTIMODAL METAPHOR IN ENGLISH DOCUMENTARY FILMS ADDRESSING ECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS

  • Yana Vermenych
Keywords: ecological film discourse, multimodal conceptual metaphor, multimodal metametaphor, multimodal metaphtonymy

Abstract

The study deals with multimodal conceptual metaphor which functions in English documentary films addressing ecological problems, the sum total of which is treated as a genre of English ecological film discourse. The paper provides a review of the field of multimodal conceptual metaphor study. It has been found out that in the analyzed genre of ecological film discourse there are two main types of multimodal metaphors with the conceptual referent belonging to the domain ECOLOGY: multimodal metaphtonymy and multimodal metametaphor.

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Pages
42-48
Section
SECTION II. THE FUNCTIONAL SEMANTICS OF LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICAL UNITS