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Aphasic discourse has been investigated through two major approaches: a micro-linguistic approach and a macro one, but the separate analysis of the micro and macro aspects of aphasic discourse has led to a noticeable gap between them. Cohesion analysis is one of the possible ways that can directly connect these two aspects. However, few studies hav...
According to the primary and secondary school syllabi, one of the major purposes of Chinese language teaching in Singapore is to inculcate Chinese culture and values in Chinese Singaporean youth (Ministry of Education MOE. (1992). Chinese language teaching and learning in Singapore: Report of the Chinese language review committee. Singapore: Author...
As a phenomenon arising from the interaction of semantics and lexico-grammar, Grammatical Metaphor (GM) occurs in the expression of both ideational and interpersonal meanings. Ideational GM is mainly deployed in written texts, while interpersonal GM is frequently observed in spoken discourses. Previous studies on the phenomenon focus their discussi...
This paper attempts to explore the relationship between a particular culture and its visual art by comparing two landscape paintings with distinctive cultural backgrounds. The Chinese landscape painting Early Spring (1072) and the Western landscape painting The Hay Wain (1821) respectively created by Guo Xi and John Constable are chosen for the pur...
This article investigates Grammatical Metaphor (GM) in Chinese by analyzing the use of GM instances in a data set formed by 37 extracts from scientific textbooks. The article first develops a framework for the identification and categorization of GM in Chinese. It then explores the distribution of GM categories and GM syndromes. For this aim, the i...
This paper provides a typological interpretation of differences between Chinese and English in grammatical metaphor (GM), a phenomenon arising from the interaction of semantics and lexicogrammar and extending the meaning potential in a language. This paper first describes typological features in Chinese and English in terms of the three variables r...
explore the way to integrate the theories in the fields of cognitive linguistics and functional linguistics for the purpose of explain language facts in Chinese