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Heart & face : semantics of Chinese emotion concepts

Kornacki, Pawel


Using the framework of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage theory, the thesis explores the conceptual organization of a subset of the emotion vocabulary of Modern Standard Chinese. The study consists of seven chapters. Chapter One (Introduction) provides background information on the analytic perspective adopted in the thesis, the sources of data, and a preliminary discussion of some of the issues in the early Chinese ethnotheory of "emotion". Chapter Two explicates the key concept of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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