Power and Agency in films
Gender bias analyses

We crowdsourced the annotation of power and agency connotation frames for ~2K verbs.
Power connotations capture implied authority differentials between the agent and the theme of the verb.
Agency connotation frames uncover the implied agency given to the agent by the verb.

Download the connotation frames here.

Read more about the connotation frames and detailed analyses of gender bias in movie characters:
Sap, Maarten, Prasetio, Marcella Cindy, Holtzman, Ari, Rashkin, Hannah, & Choi, Yejin (2017). Connotation Frames of Power and Agency in Modern Films. EMNLP [view pdf]


Connotation Frames demo

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