Ideology in Critical Metonymy Analysis

Qiang Zhang


Ideology is an important concept in Critical Metonymy Analysis. In recent years, with the establishment of critical cognitive linguistics, the critical metonymy analysis has become a beneficial complement to this research paradigm. So, there is a unique connotation in ideology under the perspective of critical metonymy analysis. Critical metonymy analysis can be regarded as a weak version of ideology, which is different from the strong version of critical discourse analysis. In this paper, the author first makes a detailed introduction on the linguistic foundation and components of critical metonymy analysis. Then the author explores to analyze the mutual effects of ideology and the components in critical metonymy analysis. Finally the author concluded that this paper has provided a certain kind of orientation on ideology which is an important concept in critical metonymy analysis.

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International Journal of English Linguistics   ISSN 1923-869X (Print)   ISSN 1923-8703 (Online)

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