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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Jun 27, 2014 Volume 33, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Investigating the Causes of Examination Anxiety and Ways to Reduce it among the Payame Noor University Students South of the West Azerbaijan Province

    Siamand Movloudi & Heman Mahmoudfakhe, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The aim of the present research was to investigate the causes of examination anxiety and ways to reduce it among the Payame Noor University students south of the West Azerbaijan province. The... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Practicing the International Theme of America versus Europe through Depicting their Cultures, Characters and Settings, in <i>The Portrait</i> <i>of a Lady</i> by Henry James

    Davood Mohammadi Moghadam, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Henry James is the most prominent American novelist who practices the international novels which deals with America and Europe. Among the subjects and the themes which James wrote about, his... More

    pp. 8-14

  3. Depicting the Contrast between America and Europe through Symbolic Characters in <i>The Portrait of a Lady</i>

    Davood Mohammadi Moghadam, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Henry James is one of the most prominent American novelists. In spite of a great novelist, he was also one of the important theorists of the novel whose theories were effective in the field of... More

    pp. 15-19

  4. Some Problems in Erik Olin Wright’s Theory of Class

    Jacek Tittenbrun, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

    Nowadays, Erik Olin Wright‘s class theory is one of the most influential approaches to social differentiation, although in the mainstream social science the popularity of the so-called EGP class... More

    pp. 20-40

  5. Is there a Relationship between Shyness and English Proficiency Level of Bilingual and Monolingual EFL Learners

    Hamedreza Kohzadi, Fatemeh Aziz Mohammadi & Fatemeh Samadi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    It would be mention that bilingualism can be defined in different ways. For example, Maleki (2011) asserted that individual level includes consecutive or simultaneous learning which involves the... More

    pp. 50-62

  6. Is there a Relationship between Critical Thinking And Critical Reading of Literary Texts: A Case Study at Arak University (Iran)

    Hamedreza Kohzadi, Fatemeh Aziz Mohammadi & Fatemeh Samadi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Examining the theme, plot, and characters of a literary work is a common practice for students of literature so that they can criticize literature. Unlike a non-critical reading which provides... More

    pp. 63-76

  7. Opinion and Persuasion

    Ioan Constantin Dima, University Valahia of Târgovişte, Romania; Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    The research proves that persuasion has two types of objectives. Its main objective is the change of opinion. Its fundamental and foundational objectives are the change in attitude, generic conduct... More

    pp. 77-84

  8. A Comprehensive Radiography of Intoxication as Persuasive Action

    John H. Gasderell, University of Oklahoma, United States

    The research aims a) to make visible joints of informational intoxication as persuasive communication action and b) to differentiate informational intoxication from disinformation and manipulation.... More

    pp. 85-91

  9. In Search of True Identity: The Mutual Relationships of Human Beings in Ian McEwan’s <i>Atonement</i> and <i>Enduring Love</i>

    Zohreh Ramin & Fatemeh Masoumi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Critically acclaimed writer, Ian McEwan, has been recognized as a pioneer for writing unique forms of fiction. His craftsmanship has been explained as “rational”, “controlled”, and “precise”. The... More

    pp. 92-100