Volume 7 Number 4 December 2021

Biblical Etymology of Relatives: Origin of Language

Authors: James Xianxing Du
Pages: 74-102
Regarding origin of language, Genesis claims that ancient languages were divinely diversified. This testimony presents systematic evidence for biblical etymology related to relatives, solving word riddles on all relatives. Family is flame of altar, and relative is related to altar, because early relatives were worshipers around altar. Patriotism is parental worship, patriot is to cut in pair at altar, aunt is to count, offspring is off spring, descendant is related to census, blessing is related to sibling as brother, sister is to assist, woman is own, female is self in flesh, to marry is to Mary, to marry is to arrive, bride is related to tribe, Child is under cloud in addition to Infant’s finance, nephew has new place or no female, and girl and ugly are not to offer with hand in unclean period. 息 breath has rest. 休 rest has tree. Testimony has stone   of ten commandments in tent  . This major discovery in civilization on multilingual mutual match to biblical etymology addresses fundamental semantic structure of words in relatives. This provides revolutionary method of learning vocabulary by bilingual mutual match to biblical etymology

Analysis of Political Metaphors in Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address in 2020

Authors: Tang Bingyu
Pages: 69-73
On the basis of Conceptual Metaphor Theory proposed by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, this paper conducts a cognitive analysis of conceptual metaphors in Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address in 2020, aiming to explain the metaphors in the State of the Union Address, reveal the political intentions hidden behind the metaphors, and construe the relationship between politics and metaphor. It is found that the metaphors in this State of the Union Address are: CONFLICT metaphors, BUILDING metaphor, JOURNEY metaphors, ORIENTATIONAL metaphors, and PLANT metaphors. Through the analysis, this paper concludes that conceptual metaphor has the function of persuading the masses and shaping the image of politicians. At the same time, this paper also finds that politics restricts the choice and application of metaphor.

The Interpretation of Chinese Youth’s Values Orientation in Post Epidemic Era Based on Buzzwords in Prototype Category Theory

Authors: Chencheng Liu
Pages: 64-68
The buzzwords born in the post-2020 epidemic era reflect the changes in the values of Chinese youths. However, little empirical research has been conducted to understand why people use buzzwords and changes of values of Chinese youths. Adopting the uses and gratifications theory and prototype category theory by means of regression analysis was employed to analyze the data collected from 112 undergraduate and graduate students in China Three Gorgeous University. The results reveal that socializing needs were the strongest motivation in predicting the usage intention of buzzwords. Applying the method of continuous comparison to analyze the data, the study found that the political, international, social, and moral views of Chinese youths have possessed more inclusive international value and more integrated social value in the post-epidemic era. This study has certain enlightenment to the value orientation of contemporary college students.