Search for dissertations about: "realis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word realis.

  1. 1. Modality and Subordinators in the Germanic Languages and beyond

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jackie Nordström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Germanic languages; factuality; subordinators; modality; propositional modality; general subordinators; that; if; whether; indicative; subjunctive; epistemic modality; irrealis; realis; Swedish;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that general subordinators, such as the Germanic THAT and IF, denote propositional modality. Propositional modality stands for the “speaker’s attitude to the truth-value or factual status of the proposition” (Palmer 2001:24) and is otherwise expressed by moods such as the indicative-subjunctive and epistemic-evidential modal markers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Den östnordiske ballade - oral teori og tekstanalyse. : Studier i Danmarks gamle Folkeviser

    University dissertation from Museum Tusculanum, Köbenhavn

    Author : Sigurd Kvärndrup; Växjö universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Aesthetics; Estetik; Languages and linguistics Scandinavian languages; Språkvetenskap Nordiska språk; Litteraturvetenskap; Comparative literature;

    Abstract : Disputatsen introducerer den internationale balladeforskning siden 1900, idet balladen beskrives som en internationalt udbredt kunstform med mange ganrer. Den indförer en skelnen mellem to af disse, östnordiske viser og vestnordiske kvad; sidstnävnte har et forläg i historiske begivenheder, myter eller litteräre fortällinger, mens viser generelt er fiktion med skabelonagtige handlinger. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a semantics of linguistic time exploring some basic time concepts with special reference to English and Krio

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Johan Nordlander; Umeå universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English; Krio; distinction; tense; temporality; mood; modality; aspect; aspectuality; nucleus; dynamicity; verbal constituency; verbal situation; phase; stative; state; processive; process; eventive; event; telic; bounded; Kreolspråk; Sierra Leone; Krio språk ; syntax; Västafrika;

    Abstract : Using English and the West-African creole language Krio as the objects of investigation, this study proposes an analysis in which verbs and the paradigms pertaining to verbs are conceived of as being the only direct carriers of linguistic time encoding. The fundamental assumption is that nominals encode substance, be it concrete or abstract, and that verbals encode abstract substance with time. READ MORE