Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 May 2019

208 Pages


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