Vol. 17 (2)



Mukhortikova, T.



The qualifying study of metaphor as a vehicle of frame in the news texts about 11-m terrorist attacks (El País, The Guardian and Izvestia)


Received: 09-11-2017 – Accepted: 14-06-2018



This article includes the study of metaphor as a strategy for interpreting the terrorist attacks perpetrated in Madrid on March 11, 2004 in three newspapers published in different languages in different countries. The text offers a multidisciplinary view to the metaphor, based on the interpretation of this figure as one of the linguistic forms of the interpretation of reality in a journalistic text and the so-called framing theory.


metaphor; frame; media language; journalistic metaphor.

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Tatiana Mukhortikova es licenciada en periodismo por la Universidad Estatal de Moscú “M.V. Lomonosov” (Rusia), y Máster en Investigación en Lenguas y Literatura. Cursa el Doctorado en Lenguas, Literaturas, Culturas y sus Aplicaciones en la Universidad de Valencia. tamuk@alumni.uv.es, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6742-1219


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