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«Bringing jointly experts from linguistics, psychology and philosophy, the e-book deals a thrilling selection of papers assessing the conceptual illustration of emotion and the conceptual dating among emotion and language. the categorical concerns addressed comprise the analyses, in response to corpus and cross-linguistic methodologies, of feelings similar to satisfaction, guilt, wish, depression, delight, worry and anger in a few languages, and the way language shapes socialisation practices, similar to in bilinguals. eventually, it offers solid examples of the equipment – from metaphor research to experimental reports – used to accomplish a greater knowing of the complexity and multi-dimensionality of the conceptualisation of emotion and the emotion-language courting. Researchers and complicated scholars are inclined to locate this booklet a massive reference work.» (Vanda L. Zammuner, college of Padova, Italy)

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1. Between the concrete and the abstract: Emotions as the third kind of concept In lexical semantics it is conventional to differentiate between concrete and abstract concepts. Concrete objects have directly perceptible referents, while abstract concepts have primarily mental referents only and no physical dimensions. Emotions (like time for that matter) seem to be concepts of the third kind - falling between the two. On the one hand they have a physicalphysiological stratum as well as a psychological one: mental and cognitive.

Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatches. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. The Nature of Emotions 33 Edwards, R. and T. Clevenger (1990). ’ Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 19 (2), 91-102. , Friesen, W. V. and P. C. Ellsworth (1972). Emotion in the Human Face: Guidelines for Research and an Integration of Findings. New York: Pergamon. Engelen, E. (2012). ‘Meaning and emotion’. In: Wilson, P. A. ). Dynamicity in Emotion Concepts. Łódź Studies in Language, Volume 27. Frankfurt a. Main: Peter Lang, 61-72.

Metaphor and Thought. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pavlenko, A. (2008). ‘Emotion and emotion-laden words in the bilingual lexicon’. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 11 (2), 147-164. Perunovic, W. Q. , Heller, D. and E. Rafaeli (2007). ‘Within-person changes in the structure of emotion: The role of cultural identification and language’. Psychological Science, 18 (2), 607-613. Perunovic, W. Q. E. and M. Perunovic (2012). ‘Language and emotion: The case of bicultural individuals’. In: Wilson, P.

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