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Ecological Discourse Analysis of “the Little Prince”

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2021.030807 | Downloads: 7 | Views: 883


Cao Yujuan 1


1 Shanxi Normal University, Linfen 041000, China

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Cao Yujuan


"The Little Prince" is a famous children's literary short story written by French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in 1942. It tells the various adventures that the little prince went through during the journey from his planet to the earth. The author selects the article as a corpus for research, and conducts an ecological discourse analysis from the perspective of ecological linguistics. The purpose is to analyze the ecological philosophy concepts conveyed by the discourse and to realize the harmonious coexistence between people.


The little prince, Ecological discourse analysis, Ecological philosophy


Cao Yujuan, Ecological Discourse Analysis of "the Little Prince". Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2021) 3: 30-34. DOI:


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