What is it about?
The book analyses Western and Egyptian political cartoons and op-ed illustrations, particularly with an eye on the metaphors that structure their meaning.
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Why is it important?
Given that metaphors in cartoons cannot help but convey the morality and ideology of the community that has spawned them, it is insightful to be given a peak into how global issues and conflicts are viewed from anprimarily Arab rather than Western perspective.
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This page is a summary of: Pictorial Framing in Moral Politics: A Corpus-Based Experimental Study. Abdel-Raheem A., New York, NY & London, UK: Routledge, 2019. 209 pp., including 50 b/w figures and an index. ISBN 978-1-1-138-35176-9 (hbk), 978-0-429-43508-9 (ebk), Journal of language and Education, March 2019, National Research University, Higher School of Economics (HSE), DOI: 10.17323/2411-7390-2019-5-1-110-113.
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