Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Style Conventions Introduction PART I: METAPHOR BACKGROUND AND THEORY Metaphor and Thought Critical Approaches to Metaphor PART II: METAPHOR IN POLITICAL DISCOURSE The Metaphors of New Labour Metaphor in British Party Political Manifestos Metaphor in American Presidential Speeches PART III: METAPHOR IN PRESS REPORTING Metaphor in Sports Reporting Metaphor in Financial Reporting PART IV: METAPHOR IN RELIGIOUS DISCOURSE Metaphor in the Bible Metaphor in the Old Testament Metaphor in the Koran A DISCOURSE THEORY OF METAPHOR Critical Metaphor Analysis References Bibliography Index.