Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023

  • A Cognitive Study on Naming Mechanisms of QQ Nicknames

    Ma Jinge, Li Xiaolong

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 20-26
    Received: 11 April 2023
    Accepted: 2 May 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: Language is the carriage of ideas. Social reality pushes the advancement of language, and language reflects social reality. As the world has entered into the Age of Information, people are exposed to digital screens and online social media. Nowadays, people, especially young people, lay great emphasis on not only their real-life individuality but a... Show More
  • Sampling Practices in Communication Studies: A Decade of Research in Four Top Journals

    Kory Floyd, Nathan T. Woo, Jeannette Maré, Kaylin L. Duncan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 27-41
    Received: 22 May 2023
    Accepted: 8 June 2023
    Published: 15 June 2023
    Abstract: Background: The ability to draw accurate inferences from research depends heavily on the quality and representativeness of research samples. Research samples in the social sciences, including communication, are frequently criticized for being small and unrepresentative, yet there is substantial variation in sample characteristics. Objective: The ob... Show More
  • Reading “The Return of Chorb” by V. Nabokov as Neo-mythological Novel

    Olga Kalenichenko

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 42-46
    Received: 8 January 2023
    Accepted: 8 May 2023
    Published: 6 July 2023
    Abstract: A typology of the approach of writers of the 19th – 20th centuries to Wagner's musical dramas as an intertext has been given in the article. This may be a manifestation of the novel creators' erudition, a recollection of an anecdotal situation that arises on the basis of an opera's plot, an implicit foreshadowing of tragic events in a work, etc. Al... Show More