Our Country Is a Freedom-Loving Country”: The Spreading Virus as Metaphor for “People on the Move

Metaphor and Symbol 37 (2):140-151 (2022)
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Although Covid-19 has been framed using all manner of metaphors, an as-yet under-examined question is how the spreading virus might itself serve as a metaphor and what purpose this might serve. The...



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