A comparative discourse analysis of the american dream and the China dream
The American dream and China dream are two examples of such discourses that superpowers and even international powers need to exercise and develop their power and help them legitimise and expand. The main purpose of this article is the study of the system of metaphors that is present in the discourses of the American Dream and the China Dream interacts with the international system. Countries that are at lower levels of power scale need to consolidate their position in these discourses based on the conceivable future. The main question of this article is this: What are the similarities and differences between the American Dream and the China dream from the perspective of discourse? To answer this question, we could say it seems that the Chinese government, due to the increasing Washington-Beijing competition in the economic and political- security arena, has come up with the idea to put forward the china dream to counter the American dream discourse. However, due to its low availability, acceptance, and credibility, the china dream has not gained the expected success. Therefore, the hypothesis of this article is as follows: the discourse of the China dream has been formed to counter the American dream, but due to the weakness of means of the discourse, it has had little influence on the international system. The research method of this thesis is descriptive-analytic (describe and interpret the situations, conditions, and relationships between the variables of this case study). Furthermore, we have used a documentary research method to collect the necessary material in this research.
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