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Miriam Jiménez ;Papeles del CEIC 2015, 2

Author: Simone Belli

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Papeles del CEIC E-ISSN: 1694-6495 papeles@identidadcolectiva.es Universidad del País Vasco-Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea España Belli, Simone; Jiménez, Miriam GENDER IDENTITY AND EMOTIONS IN EMAIL SPAM Papeles del CEIC, núm.
2, 2015, pp.
1-12 Universidad del País Vasco-Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Vizcaya, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=76541396008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative vol.
2015-2 [papel 129] ISSN 1695-6494 GENDER IDENTITY AND EMOTIONS IN EMAIL SPAM Identidad de género y emociones en los correos de spam Simone Belli*; Miriam Jiménez** * Yachay Tech (Ecuador); ** Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) sbelli@yachaytech.edu.ec; miriam.jimenez@uam.es Abstract Keywords Nigerian scam emails Deception Fear Gender stereotypes Fairy tales The main aim of this paper is to present briefly how “fear” contributes to the construction of deception through the abovementioned narratives.
We will take into account not only the linguistic and psychological elements used to cause real fears in their recipients, but also the fake and real fears their senders may have, adding examples to our findings.
We will pay specific attention to the influence of gender stereotypes in certain narratives where the senders’ gender-ed identity was faked, and to the connection between spam e-mails and fairytales.
The aim of this paper is to find out the relation between spam e-mails, fairytales and gender stereotypes regarding fear.
Our analysis suggests a parallelism between the reproduction of gender stereotypes in the new communication tools and the same stereotypes found in traditional fairytales.
We will focus on how fear connects spam and fairytales, and how this parallelism and the g...





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