Research of Contemporary Use of the Cultural Revolution Vocabulary
Cultural Revolution Vocabulary is one of sociolinguistic research objects. This paper constructs the Cultural Revolution Corpus based on automatic word segmentation and part-of-speech tagging. Combining qualitative and quantitative analysis, we analyze the top 1,000 words having the max TF-IDF value and word highest frequencies during the Cultural Revolution. The top-100 words are thoroughly analyzed. In the framework of sociolinguistics, this paper explains the phenomena of words’ disappearing, reuse and change of sense, and the color of words.
Keywordsthe Cultural Revolution Vocabulary the contemporary usage dating terms lexicology
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Lexical Analysis System (ICTCLAS), http://ictclas.org
- 2.Wang, C.L.: The phenomenon of “Cultural Revolution” the Words Big Area Disappear. Journal of Yan’an Vocational & Technical Institute 23(2), 59–61 (2009)Google Scholar
- 3.Zhou, J., Li, G.X.: Strange languages were known in the time of misfortune. Journal of Xu Chang Teachers’ College 17(1), 108–110 (1998)Google Scholar
- 5.Diao, Y.B.: Reviewing Loan words Used in the Period of the “Great Cultural Revolution”. Journal of Anhui Institute of Education 25(1), 79–82 (2007)Google Scholar
- 6.Diao, Y.B.: The present Application and Reuse of the Popular Words used during the time of the Cultural Revolution. Journal of Hangzhou University (Social Sciences Edition) 6, 101–104 (2008)Google Scholar
- 7.Diao, Y.B.: Extreme Words Used in Cultural Revolution and Their Usage. Journal of Hengyang Normal University 29(4), 79–82 (2008)Google Scholar
- 8.Diao, Y.B.: Study on Coined words used in Cultural Revolution. Journal of Beijing Institute of Education 20(4), 42–45 (2006)Google Scholar
- 9.Jin, L.X.: Analyze of the Cultural Revolution Vocabulary from society and culture. New Argument 3, 21–26 (2001)Google Scholar
- 10.Saussure, F.: Cours de linguistiquegénérale. The Commercial Press, Beijing (1980)Google Scholar
- 11.Zhou, Y.: The Change of the Color Words’ Meaning during “the Cultural Revolution”. Journal of Tourism College of Zhejiang 3(1), 75–81 (2007)Google Scholar
- 12.Meng, J.: A corpus-based study of lexical periodization in historical Chinese. Literary and Linguistic Computing 25(2), 200–213 (2001)Google Scholar