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Frame and Metaphor in Political Games

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Frame and Metaphor in Political Games
This paper offers an approach to analyzing political rhetoric in videogames intended to carry ideological bias, based on cognitive linguist George Lakoff’s notion of metaphor and frame as the principle organizers or political discourse. I then argue for three ways games function in relation to ideological frames: reinforcement, contestation, and exposition through examples of
Ian Bogost
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Updated 26 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2005
Where DIGRA
Authors Ian Bogost
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