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Sentiment Annotation for Lessing’s Plays: Towards a Language Resource for Sentiment Analysis on German Literary Texts

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Schmidt, Thomas ; Burghardt, Manuel ; Dennerlein, Katrin ; Wolff, Christian
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 07 Aug 2020 05:17


We present first results of an ongoing research project on sentiment annotation of historical plays by German playwright G. E. Lessing (1729-1781). For a subset of speeches from six of his most famous plays, we gathered sentiment annotations by two independent annotators for each play. The annotators were nine students from a Master’s program of German Literature. Overall, we gathered annotations ...


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