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Table 2 Cross Tabulation Results for Different Token of EWs in English and Persian Short Stories

From: A cultural comparison of Persian and English short stories regarding the use of emotive words: implications for teaching English to Iranian young learners

    English Persian Total
Emotive Words Type Type 1 Count % within Language 66 74 140
28.3% 30.2% 29.3%
Type 2 Count % within Language 46 78 124
19.7% 31.8% 25.9%
Type 3 Count % within Language 32 35 67
13.7% 14.3% 14.0%
Type 4 Count % within Language 18 16 34
7.7% 6.5% 7.1%
Type 5 Count % within Language 64 41 34
27.5% 16.7% 22.0%
Type 6 Count % within Language 7 1 8
3.0% 0.4% 1.7%
  Total Count % within Language 233 245 478
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
  1. Note: Type 1: Something good happened; Type 2: Something badhappened; Type 3: Something bad will happen; Type 4: I don’t want things like this to happen; Type 5: Thinking about other people; Type 6: Thinking about ourselves