International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021

  • Yellow in English and “黄” in Chinese: A Cognitive Approach

    Yang Xiaoyue, Jiang Zhaozi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 32-38
    Received: 4 March 2021
    Accepted: 17 March 2021
    Published: 26 March 2021
    Abstract: Color is closely related to people's lives, so it has become an indispensable part of the vocabulary now. This paper focuses on the research background, research purpose and significance of the color word “yellow” in Chinese and English, analyzing the entries from the perspective of cognitive linguistics, aiming to study the similarities, differenc... Show More
  • Media, Gender, Politics and Evolving Mentalities: A Discursive Construction of Female Emergence in Cameroonian Newspapers

    Caroline Stephanie Jiogo Ngaufack

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 39-47
    Received: 7 March 2021
    Accepted: 22 March 2021
    Published: 30 March 2021
    Abstract: Many feminist media studies tend to show that media’s contribution to the relegation of women to second position. Some even present the media play role in silencing women in the society. Contrary those publications, this paper demonstrates that, despite the patriarchal pressure, Cameroonian newspapers have enhanced female gender visibility in 2013.... Show More
  • The Philosophical Antilogy in the Rhetorical Doctrine of “Decisive Issue” at Cicero

    Massimiliano Pegorari

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 48-61
    Received: 19 January 2021
    Accepted: 7 April 2021
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Placed in the ontological realism of the classical age, the rhetorical doctrine of “decisive issue” is an effort to grasp the complexity of reality and to find the true state of the case in a controversial challenge. In a dispute, at first it is necessary to qualify the genre of the case (status causae); then, only after several conflictions the po... Show More