Search for dissertations about: "Engelsk språkvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 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; Carita Paradis; Kristin Davidse; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adjective; meaning; meaning creation; interpretation; formal interpretive function; semantic interpretive function; kind identification; element identification; identity provision; stipulation; specification; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP 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

  2. 2. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Magnus Levin; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; agreement; concord; collective nouns; language variation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

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

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Roy Liddle; Carita Paradis; Eva Klingvall; [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

  4. 4. The "Reflexive" as an Interpretation

    University dissertation from Växjö : Institutionen för humaniora

    Author : Robert Ryan; Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; linguistic sign; semiotics; meaning; interpretation; arbitrariness; underdeterminacy; diathesis; energia; páthos; voice; Dionysios Thrax; Tékhnē Grammatikē; prototype; Transitivity; Polish; Classical Greek; English; emphatic; decomitative; characteristic property; anti-causative; high degree of activity; reciprocal; beneficial; resultative; reflexive; focalization; narrative point of view; Diathesis; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation into the meaning of the ‘reflexive’ pronoun in English, and provides a cross-linguistic generalization concerning the structurally distinct forms that can be associated with the ‘reflexive’. Before the question of the meaning of the ‘reflexive’ pronoun in English is addressed directly, the theoretical framework, primarily Structuralist, in which the results of the study are to be understood is outlined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physics Students’ Experiences of the Disciplinary Discourse Encountered in Lectures in English and Swedish

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : John Airey; Prof. Cedric Linder; [2006]
    Keywords : Science Education; Naturvetenskap med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning; Fysik; Physics; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English; Pedagogics; Pedagogik; Educational Science; Utbildningsvetenskap;

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