THE NEW YORK TIMES AND CHINA DAILY ONLINE – LINGUISTIC COMPLEXITY IN NEWS HEADLINES

Shujun Wan

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News headlines play an important role in attracting readers’ attention. By comparing 200 online news headlines collected from the New York Times and China Daily online, this paper aims at finding out the difference in linguistic complexity of English online news headlines in a native English speaking country and a non native English speaking country.

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online news headlines; lexical complexity; syntactic complexity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejlll.v4i3.217

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