Search for dissertations about: "Chinese"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 264 swedish dissertations containing the word Chinese.

  1. 1. Aspect, tense and mood : Context dependency and the marker LE in Mandarin Chinese

    University dissertation from Department of East Asian Languages, Lund University

    Author : Marita Ljungqvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; pragmatics; marker; semantics; temporality; Relevance Theory; tense; mood; Mandarin Chinese; aspect;

    Abstract : The grammatical marker LE in Mandarin Chinese can occur in two syntactic positions, either immediately following the verb or at the end of a sentence. Traditionally, it has been described as two homophonous but syntactically distinct morphemes, verbal LE and sentence-final LE. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temporal Adverbs in Modern Standard Chinese : A Decompositional Inquiry

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Jens Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; decompositionality; semantics; temporality; Chinese; word class theory; temporal adverbs;

    Abstract : Temporal adverbs (时间副词 shíjiān fùcí) in Modern Standard Chinese (MSC) are a group of words assuming the role of adverbial modifier (状语 zhuàngyǔ), expressing a temporal notion. Both characteristics are problematic; adverbs (副词 fùcí) are defined as a word class with the sole function of assuming the role of adverbial modifier, but several words traditionally categorized as temporal adverbs have syntactic functions outside this scope. READ MORE

  3. 3. The object markers ba and jiang in modern literary Chinese

    University dissertation from Språk- och litteraturcentrum, Lunds universitet

    Author : Wai-Ling Ragvald; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary Chinese; South-East China; object marker; jiang; ba; instrumental; disposal construction; pattern; action verbs; style; euphony; four character phrase; Mandarin; tradition; Cantonese; Minnan dialect; Hakka; East and Central China; North China; Taiwan; Hong Kong;

    Abstract : Modern standard written Chinese has two common object markers, 把 ba and 将 jiang, both of which mark a direct object preceding the verb. Both markers appear to have been widely used in the spoken language of the Tang dynasty but the actual distribution is not entirely clear. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tjerita and Novel. Literary Discourse in Post New Order Indonesia

    University dissertation from LUND UNIVERSITY Centre for Languages and Literature Box 201, 221 00 Lund Sweden

    Author : Stefan Danerek; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk från Syd- och Sydostasien; social change; Literary development; gender; Indonesia; discourse analysis; short story; Ayu Utami; Languages and Literature studies specific languages ; Languages of South and South-East Asia; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap särskilda språk ; Social changes; theory of social work; Sociala förändringar; teorier om socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The work examines developments in the novel and the short story of writers who grew up during the New Order era (1966-1998) in the period of reform post 1998. It is assumed and subsequently affirmed that the genres are developing, modern genres in dialogue with the past and present. The work's main use of theory is that of M. M. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seven Senses of the City : Urban Spacetime and Sensory Memory in Contemporary Sinophone Fiction

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Astrid Møller-Olsen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary sensory studies; sensory studies; urban fiction; senses; Sinophone fiction; comparative literature; Chinese literature; Taipei; Hong Kong; Shanghai; literary studies; spacetime; spatiality; narratology; rhythmanalysis;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to investigate the narrative mechanisms and imagery that fictional works employ to conceptualize and communicate complex human experiences of space, time and memory. Furthermore, this study shows how contemporary cities change the way we think about such basic concepts by analyzing narratives that employ and encourage multisensory, spatiotemporal understandings of reality characterized by permeable boundaries between the material, social and imaginary domains. READ MORE