Synonymous Literal and Metaphorical Expressions in Discourse

Dataset of Human Judgements on Metaphorical Expressions in Discourse

Synonymous Literal and Metaphorical Expressions in Discourse




Prisca Piccirilli & Sabine Schulte im Walde


This dataset contains 1,000 corpus-extracted discourses for which crowdsourced annotators provided (1) graded and binary judgements on whether they perceived the discourses as more metaphorical or more literal; (2) binary judgements on the choice between a synonymous pair of a literal and a metaphorical expression following the discourses in (1); and (3) lexical terms which triggered their binary decisions in (1). The judgements were collected and analyzed within two studies in
various ways.


Prisca Piccirilli, Sabine Schulte im Walde (2021)
Contextual Choice between Synonymous Pairs of Metaphorical and Literal Expressions: An Empirical Study and Novel Dataset to tackle or to address the question
In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Integrating Perspectives on Discourse Annotation (DiscAnn). Tübingen, Germany. pdf

Prisca Piccirilli, Sabine Schulte im Walde (2022)
Features of Perceived Metaphoricity on the Discourse Level: Abstractness and Emotionality
In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC). Marseille, France. pdf

Dieses Bild zeigt Sabine Schulte im Walde

Sabine Schulte im Walde

Apl. Prof. Dr.

Akademische Rätin

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Prisca Piccirilli


Doctoral Researcher

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