How Do Arab Tweeters Perceive the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  title={How Do Arab Tweeters Perceive the COVID-19 Pandemic?},
  author={Bacem A. Essam and Muhammad S. Abdo},
  journal={Journal of Psycholinguistic Research},
  pages={507 - 521}
Language reflects several cognitive variables that are grounded in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. This paper examines how Arab populations reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic on Twitter over twelve weeks since the outbreak. We conducted a lexicon-based thematic analysis using corpus tools, and LIWC and applied R language’s stylo. The dominant themes that were closely related to coronavirus tweets included the outbreak of the pandemic, metaphysics responses, signs… 
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  • A. YanovetsO. Smal
  • Sociology
    Naukovì zapiski Nacìonalʹnogo unìversitetu «Ostrozʹka akademìâ». Serìâ «Fìlologìâ»
  • 2020
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