Search for dissertations about: "Engelsk språkvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Engelsk språkvetenskap.

  1. 1. Interpretive Functions of Adjectives in English A Cognitive Approach

    University dissertation from Lund : Centre for Languages and literature, Lund University

    Author : Helena Frännhag; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Lingvistik; Linguistics; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English; adjective; meaning; meaning creation; interpretation; formal interpretive function; semantic interpretive function; kind identification; element identification; identity provision; stipulation; specification; noun; cognitive semantics;

    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

  2. 2. Syntactic variation in English quantified noun phrases with all, whole, both and half

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Maria Estling; Maria Estling Vannestål; Växjö universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; syntactic variation; quantifiers; all; whole; both; half; linguistic factors; British English; American English; Australian English; grammaticalisation; totality; corpus; newspaper corpus; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present study is to investigate syntactic variation in certain Present-day English noun phrase types including the quantifiers all, whole, both and half (e.g. a half hour vs. half an hour). READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobilising the novel : the literature of imperialism and the First World War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Höglund; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

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  4. 4. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Levin; Växjö universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English; agreement; concord; collective nouns; language variation; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; conceptualization; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Kollektiva substantiv definieras som substantiv som trots att de är singulara till formen betecknar en grupp av individer och som kan uppträda tillsammans med singulara och plurala verb och pronomina ('it'/'they'). Avhandlingen beskriver variation i kongruens vid kollektiva substantiv i amerikansk, brittisk och australiensisk engelska. READ MORE

  5. 5. SPEED and TIME in the event modifier lexemes slow, fast and quick : A cognitive perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Roy Liddle; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : In this thesis I examine the event modifier lexemes slow, fast and quick and the events they modify. A number of observations made of the use of these modifiers cannot be explained by existing event typologies. READ MORE