When emotions are expressed figuratively: Psycholinguistic and Affective Norms of 619 Idioms for German (PANIG).


Despite flourishing research on the relationship between emotion and literal language, and despite the pervasiveness of figurative expressions in communication, the role of figurative language in conveying affect has been underinvestigated. This study provides affective and psycholinguistic norms for 619 German idiomatic expressions and explores the… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/s13428-015-0581-4


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