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Published: 23 April 2019

200 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190698904

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Banned Emotions

How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Laura Otis

  • Draws on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to challenge popular ideas about emotions
  • Provides unique analyses on the language used to describe emotions in classic literary works and popular films
  • Critically examines the major evidence-backed theories of emotion, as well as the latest studies of emotion regulation, from a literary perspective

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