Search for dissertations about: "Carita Paradis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Carita Paradis.

  1. 1. Bit : an examination of the explanatory power of a meaning potential approach to the description of lexical meaning

    Author : Jenny Hartman; Carita Paradis; Britt Erman; Elizabeth C. Traugott; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cognitive semantics; construal; configurations; SCALE; INDIVIDUATION; DEGREE; EXTENT; AMOUNT; PART-WHOLE; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Through a detailed examination of the use of the lexical item bit in four English language corpora, this study assesses whether the assumptions guiding a meaning potential perspective on lexical meaning (e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interpretive Functions of Adjectives in English : A Cognitive Approach

    Author : Helena Frännhag; Carita Paradis; Kristin Davidse; Lund University Centre for Languages and literature; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adjective; meaning; meaning creation; interpretation; formal interpretive function; semantic interpretive function; kind identification; element identification; identity provision; stipulation; specification; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Lingvistik; Linguistics; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a theoretical discussion of meaning creation in general, and interpretive functions of English adjectives in particular. The discussion rests on a dynamic view of meaning and interpretation, according to which there are no fixed linguistics meanings – not even for single lexemes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Keep V-ing : Aspectuality and event structure

    Author : Hanna Glad; Carita Paradis; Anna-Lena Wiklund; Östen Dahl; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; aspect; aktionsart; event structure; telicity; boundedness; iteration; continuation; aspectualizers; progressive constructions; aspect shift.; Humaniora; Humanities; Engelska med språkvetenskaplig inriktning; English;

    Abstract : The principal aim of this thesis is to provide a comprehensive account of the meaning of keep V-ing constructions, see (1a) and (1b).(1) a. Mary kept winning (again and again).(1) b. READ MORE

  4. 4. Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine : The rhetoric of Robert Parker

    Author : Charlotte Hommerberg; Carita Paradis; Maria Lindgren; Geoff Thompson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : appraisal; assessment; critical discourse analysis; evaluation; persuasiveness; pragma-dialectics; recommendation; rhetoric; rhetorical argumentation; Robert Parker; text analysis; wine review; winespeak; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to explore a case of remarkably powerful contemporary rhetoric, namely Robert Parker’s wine writing, which has had an unprecedented impact in the world of prestigious wine for more than two decades. Parker, an American autodidact who gave up his career in law to become a fulltime wine critic, is considered the most influential critic of all time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sentiment and Stance Visualization of Textual Data for Social Media

    Author : Kostiantyn Kucher; Andreas Kerren; Carita Paradis; Magnus Sahlgren; Ross Maciejewski; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; stance visualization; sentiment visualization; text visualization; stance analysis; sentiment analysis; opinion mining; visualization; interaction; visual analytics; NLP; text mining; text analytics; social media; Informations- och programvisualisering; Information and software visualization;

    Abstract : Rapid progress in digital technologies has transformed the world in many ways during the past few decades, in particular, with the new means of communication such as social media. Social media platforms typically rely on textual data produced or shared by the users in multiple timestamped posts. READ MORE