Fans

@article{Leets1995Fans,
  title={Fans},
  author={Laura Leets and G. De Becker and H. Giles},
  journal={Journal of Language and Social Psychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={14},
  pages={102 - 123}
}
Social psychological studies of language cover a wide range of research domains, most of which ignore written communication to societally visible figures. Toward ameliorating this, the authors focus on letters written to Hollywood celebrities. The authors'goal is to extend the 1991 research of Dietz et al. that has examined threatening and inappropriate letters to entertainment celebrities. The authors present a comparative view by investigating the features of normal fan behavior. A total of… Expand
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