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Ranking contemporary American poems

Dalvean, Michael Coleman

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In this paper I use computational linguistics to find the differences between poems written by amateurs and poems written by professionals. I identify a number of linguistic variables that are important in distinguishing between the two classes of poems. To a large extent the findings corroborate those of earlier researchers, such as the fact that professional poems have more concrete language than amateur poems. However, I go on to use the identifed characteristics to create an ensemble...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-01
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9722
Source: Literary and Linguistic Computing (2013)
DOI: 10.1093/llc/fqt036

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