English Language, Literature & Culture

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Illness Narrative Tactics and Eco-philosophy in Rick Bass’s Nature Stories

    Long Yanxia

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: 29 March 2021
    Accepted: 9 April 2021
    Published: 23 April 2021
    Abstract: Rick Bass’s nature stories are the stories of people adventuring in the wilderness. It is different from the traditional nature works mainly focusing on nature or animals to show the de-anthropocentric thoughts straightforward. In Bass’s nature works, ill people exist in most of his stories. The narrative tactics of ill people and their diseases pl... Show More
  • Designing the Symbol from the Chinese Bagua Symbol: The Case of the Bamilekes of Western Cameroon

    Djoukwo Tsanetse Majolie Carine, Aihong Wang, Elise Limunga Linda

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 24-36
    Received: 15 April 2021
    Accepted: 5 May 2021
    Published: 14 May 2021
    Abstract: Among the Bamileke tribe in the West region of Cameroon, is a unique phenomenon known as . That is a demonstration of spiritual, philosophical, religious, and magical concepts. A similar concept exists in China, expressed by the divinatory symbol of "Bagua," or "eight figures of divination." It is a basic philosophical idea from ancient China tha... Show More
  • On the Discursive Construction of National Image from the Perspective of Appraisal Theory

    Zhou Hai-ming, Xu Qian, Jiang Rong-chun, Zhou Sen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 37-43
    Received: 8 June 2021
    Accepted: 21 June 2021
    Published: 29 June 2021
    Abstract: In the era of globalization, Sino-US relationship is currently the hottest topic, especially in the case of tensions in Sino-US trade relationship, and then the construction of national image of various countries becomes very important. Within the appraisal theory, this paper probes into the construction of national image from three perspectives, n... Show More