Death Idioms in the English and German language

A Contrastive Analysis


Term Paper, 2014

14 Pages, Grade: 2,3


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Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. Definition and Importance of Idioms
2.1 Classifications of Idioms

3. Euphemism and Taboo

4. Metaphors

5. Reasons for the Tabooing of Death

6. Analysis of idioms of Death in English and German

7. Closing Reflection

8. Bibliography

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Title
Death Idioms in the English and German language
Subtitle
A Contrastive Analysis
College
University of Erfurt
Course
Contrastive Linguistics
Grade
2,3
Author
Year
2014
Pages
14
Catalog Number
V372224
ISBN (eBook)
9783668504691
ISBN (Book)
9783668504707
File size
558 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Idiom, Contrastive Linguistics, Euphemism, Euphemismus, Taboo, Tabu, vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft, Metaphor, Metapher, Idioms, death, Tot
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Alexander Zerfas (Author), 2014, Death Idioms in the English and German language, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/372224

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