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The semantics of emotion: From theory to empirical analysis

Ye, Zhengdao


This chapter provides a systematic account of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) approach to emotion and “affective science,” especially how it addresses three methodological questions: (a) how emotional meaning can be explicated in terms that are psychologically real to people; (b) how culture-specific meanings can be convened authentically to another linguacultural community, so that important nuances in the conceptualizations of emotions can be appreciated by cultural outsiders; and (c)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-12-29
Type: Journal article
Book Title: The Routledge Handbook of Language and Emotion
DOI: 10.4324/9780367855093-9


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