War metaphors in public discourse
Metaphor and Symbol, pp. 1-18, 2018.
ABSTRACTWar metaphors are ubiquitous in discussions of everything from political campaigns to battles with cancer to wars against crime, drugs, poverty, and even salad. Why are warfare metaphors so common, and what are the potential benefits and costs to using them to frame important social and political issues? We address these questions...More
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