EUPHEMISMUS ALS AUSDRUCKSMITTEL DER
KRIEGSTHEMATIK (ÜBERSICHT DER WEHRMACHTSBERICHTE
UND LITERARISCHER TEXTSORTEN)
EUPHEMISM AS MEANS
OF EXPRESSING THE WAR THEME (OVERVIEW OF THE
WEHRMACHT REPORTS AND BELLETRISTIC TEXT TYPES)
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Piteşti
Keywords: euphemism. political discourse. war. taboo.
Summary/Abstract: One of the methods of mitigation used in political discourse is the euphemism, which not just avoid undesireable aspects from political area, but also protects the receiver. The euphemism represents a powerful weapon which is used by politicians and journalists in order to express the elusive point of view upon politics.
- Issue Year: 2013
- Issue No: 12
- Page Range: 17-26
- Page Count: 10
- Language: German