stylo.pronouns: List of pronouns

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

View source: R/stylo.pronouns.R

Description

This function returns a list of pronouns that can be used as a stop word list for different stylometric analyses. It has been shown that pronoun deletion improves, to some extent, attribution accuracy of stylometric procedures (e.g. in English novels: Hoover 2004a; 2004b).

Usage

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stylo.pronouns(language = "English")

Arguments

language

an optional argument specifying the language of the texts analyzed: available languages are English, Latin, Polish, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Hungarian (default is English).

Value

The function returns a vector of pronouns.

Author(s)

Jan Rybicki, Maciej Eder, Mike Kestemont

References

Hoover, D. (2004a). Testing Burrows's delta. "Literary and Linguistic Computing", 19(4): 453-75.

Hoover, D. (2004b). Delta prime?. "Literary and Linguistic Computing", 19(4): 477-95.

See Also

stylo

Examples

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stylo.pronouns()
stylo.pronouns(language="Latin")
my.stop.words = stylo.pronouns(language="German")

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