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This talk will analyze responses to funniness of five versions of 10 different jokes. The responses of one of them will then be compared to theoretical analysis and representation of the same joke based on Script-based Semantics Theory of Humor, General Theory of Verbal Humor, and Ontological Semantic Theory of Humor.
for the financial support that their assitantships brought. And special thanks to my family, without whom this wouldn't be possible. iv PREFACE This dissertation grew out of an enthusiasm for linguistics in general and computational linguistics specifically that I discovered while working on my masters degree. The core of this work centers around… (More)
Individuals who report nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are characterized by the tendency to act rashly while experiencing distress (negative urgency), the tendency to act without thinking, and endorsement of both social and affect regulation motives for the behavior. However, very little research has identified characteristics that distinguish current… (More)