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EarthChild: Language, Power, and Symbolism for a Planet in Crisis



EarthChild is an ecolinguistic analysis of the metaphors of motherhood in the environmental movement.
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Contact Person: Dr. Meryl McQueen
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Website: http://au.geocities.com/dr_meryl_mcqueen/earthchild.pdf
   


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EarthChild analyzes the between ecology, sustainability, language, and power. Written in an accessible, conversational style, EarthChild details how our relationship with the Earth affects and is affected by the language we use to describe it.

EarthChild is an analysis of the metaphors of motherhood in environmentalism. The links between changing notions of the roles of women, a clearer understanding of our role in the Earth's future, and the importance of language in the debate are closely connected to how we move the conversation forward.


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