A Comparative Analysis of Metaphors Involving Chrysanthemums

Xueting Wang

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Metaphor plays a crucial role in poems and literature. Against the background of the poetess Li Qingzhao's frustrated life and unexpected emotional obstacles, and through the study of the images of chrysanthemum in a part of her poems, the essay analyzes Chrysanthemum from the perspective of Bixing and the cognitive perspective of the conceptual metaphor, which display the changes of the concepts of “chrysanthemum” in Li Qingzhao's poems and the influence of the “chrysanthemum” in her poems on “chrysanthemum” original image.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-139
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2021
Event8th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Arts, ICLLA 2021 - Online
Duration: 29 Jan 202131 Jan 2021

User-Defined Keywords

  • Bixing
  • conceptual metaphor
  • Li Qingzhao's poem
  • chrysanthemum


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