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Use of emotion words in books indicates trends in history and culture

March 20, 2013 by

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Researchers from Tipping Points have for the first time tracked how words in British and American English books published in the 20th century correspond with historical and cultural trends. They categorised the words according to moods such as sadness, disgust, joy, fear and surprise. English language is well-known for its ‘mood words’. Anyone who reads […]

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