Investigating the Relationship between Literary Genres and Emotional Plot Development

  title={Investigating the Relationship between Literary Genres and Emotional Plot Development},
  author={E. Kim and Sebastian Pad{\'o} and Roman Klinger},
  • E. Kim, Sebastian Padó, Roman Klinger
  • Published in LaTeCH@ACL 2017
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Literary genres are commonly viewed as being defined in terms of content and stylistic features. In this paper, we focus on one particular class of lexical features, namely emotion information, and investigate the hypothesis that emotion-related information correlates with particular genres. Using genre classification as a testbed, we compare a model that computes lexicon-based emotion scores globally for complete stories with a model that tracks emotion arcs through stories on a subset of… CONTINUE READING
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