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ERIC Number: EJ627990
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1362-3613
'Here's the Weavery Looming Up': Verbal Humour in a Woman with High-Functioning Autism.
Werth, Abigail; Perkins, Michael; Boucher, Jill
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, v5 n2 p111-25 Jun 2001
A case study of a 29-year-old woman with high functioning autism is presented. Examples of her use of puns, jokes, neologisms, "portmanteau" words, irreverent humor, irony, sarcasm, and word play based on her obsessional interests are provided and discussed in relation to current theories of autism and of normal humor. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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