Cognitive “Warning Signs” in Human Trafficking Media Texts

Paliichuk, Elina (2021) Cognitive “Warning Signs” in Human Trafficking Media Texts Language in Context. p. 44.

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Abstract

WHTV (Warn Human Trafficking Victim) aims at elaborating linguistic strategies to prevent human trafficking (HT). Fueled by social disturbances, HT becomes a greater threat across the globe. Awareness should be raised at various levels, with much attention given at the pre-employment stage which can be achieved in academic setting. This study explores cognitive pre-requisites of warning potential victims about HT. The methodology relies on the premises of media linguistics that realities mediated through pre-constructed messages (Blommaert and Verschueren 1998) make impact on people’s lives; Image-Schema Theory (Lakoff and Johnson 2003, Johnson 2013) for identifying image-schemas (IS) actuated during reading; and empirical methods (Peer 1986) for verifying a dependence of readers’ response on the use of IS.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: human trafficking; image-schema; empirical study; conceptual analysis; prevention
Subjects: Наукові конференції > Міжнародні
Divisions: Інститути > Інститут філології > Кафедра англійської філології та перекладу
Depositing User: ст. викл. Еліна Олександрівна Палійчук
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2021 16:16
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2021 16:16
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/39733

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