Laura Filardo-Llamas
Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics in the Department of English Studies at the University of Valladolid (Spain). Her main area of research is Critical Discourse Analysis from the perspective of cognitive linguistics. Her main research interest is understanding of the discursive construction of political and cultural conflict and the discursive (de)legitimisation of political action.

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the creative use of metaphors, which is particularly relevant in the case of cartoonists.