Publication details [#10491]

Beeman, William O. 1988. Affectivity in Persian language use. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 12 : 9–30.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject


A sociolinguistic analysis of emotion in Iranian culture and language use. The work of Friedrich, Bateson, and others is drawn on to indicate how emotion is represented through metacommunicative, paralinguistic, and stylistic elements of language use.