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Experimental Research On The Colour Yellow Meanings In British And American Rock-Discourse

Table 1:

Meaning Source
positivity improving the mood, boosting the self-esteem
fear/insecurity feeling frightened and insecure
danger sign “Danger”, danger/hazard tape
betrayal Judas’ clothing colour in Christianity
liberalism Liberal Democrats (UK), Libertarian Party (US)
sorrow a yellow ribbon
divinity/heaven Delivery of the Keys
different nationality “yellow skin”
danger “yellow card”, “yellow alert”, and others
cowardice “yellow streak”, “yellow-bellied”, and others
unreliability “yellow journalism”
illness “yellow fever”, “yellow skin”, and others
old age “to yellow”
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