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Author Pennebaker, James W.

Title The secret life of pronouns : what our words say about us / James W. Pennebaker.

Imprint New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    425.55 PEN    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xii, 352 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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,
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.
Subject English language -- Pronoun.
English language -- Grammar.
ISBN 9781608194803

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