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Title The secret life of pronouns [electronic resource] : what our words say about us / James W. Pennebaker.
Author Pennebaker, James W.
Publication New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2011.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 352 pages) : illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-333) and index.
Contents Discovering the secret life of the most forgettable words -- Ignoring the content, celebrating the style -- The words of sex, age, and power -- Personality: finding the person within -- Emotion detection -- Lying words -- The language of status, power, and leadership -- The language of love -- Seeing groups, companies, and communities through their words -- Word sleuthing -- Appendix: a handy guide for spotting and interpreting function words in the wild.
Summary Draws on groundbreaking research in computational linguistics to explain what language choices reveal about feelings, self-concept, and social intelligence, in a lighthearted treatise that also explores the language personalities of famous individuals.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject English language -- Pronoun.
English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Social aspects.
English language -- Psychological aspects.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Pennebaker, James W. Secret life of pronouns. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2011 1608194809 (DLC) 2011001289 (OCoLC)682894538
ISBN 9781608194971 (electronic bk.)
1608194973 (electronic bk.)

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