Homework 3
Assigned 9/06; Due 9/11 11:59PM
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Lexicons like LIWC typically ignore grammatical information like part of speech as well as contextual information about where and how the words in the lexicon are used. To demonstrate problems with such lexical approaches, choose two categories from LIWC, using this resource:

From each, select one word in the category and find 3 real examples in which the word as selected does not exhibit the sense labeled by the category. Try to find interesting examples that are likely to really create problems, rather than make use of rare senses of words.