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Table 4 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 Conception Count % within Language 73 58 131
31.3% 23.7% 27.4%
Sensations Count % within Language 97 105 202
41.6% 42.9% 42.3%
Reflexes Count % within Language 30 34 64
12.9% 13.9% 13.4%
Involuntary Expression Count % within Language 20 29 49
8.6% 11.8% 10.3%
Voluntary Expression Count % within Language 13 19 32
5.6% 7.8% 6.7%
Total Count % within Language 233 245 478
100.0% 100.0% 100.0%