Representation of Emotional Modality in the Materials of English, Russian and Tatar Media

I. G. Akhmetzyanov 1, N. K. Mullagaliev 1 * , A. K. Garaeva 1

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The relevance of this research is closely bound with the general tendency of linguistics in the attempt to reveal the human factor in the language, as the most valuable results of the research are found in comparison of the languages. The goal of this article is to find out the common features and differences in covering the problems of refugees by the journalists in English, Russian and Tatar. The main approach of the research is interdisciplinary which requires the usage of such sciences as Sociology, Journalism and Linguistics. The article deals with the issue of objective (hidden) and subjective (open) emotional modality of the authors of the periodicals of three genetically unrelated languages. Authors consider metaphors as a way of expressing emotional modality and feelings towards the problem of refugees in the world.


international relations political linguistics emotional modality objective modality subjective modality metaphor


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Article Type: Research Article

Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 9, Issue 4, Article No: e201929

Published Online: 10 Nov 2019

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