1Hobova, Ye.
1A. Yu. Krymskyi Institute of Oriental Studies, NAS of Ukraine. 4, Hrushevskoho Str., Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine
Kitaêznavčì doslìdžennâ 2015, 1-2:116-125
Section: Chinese language and literature
Language: Ukrainian

The paper is an attempt of classifying and analyzing conceptual metaphors of relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland China. For an effective monitoring of materials it was necessary to specify the nominations used for Mainland China in the media of Hong Kong in the context of the connections development between the SAR and the PRC during the last decade. Unlike a typical collection and analysis of conceptual metaphors describing ties between two countries, in this case the search was complicated due to most terms for «Mainland China» having broader meanings with only several keywords designated exclusively.

Keywords: conceptual metaphors, Hong Kong, Hong Kong media, Mainland China

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