Search for dissertations about: "Greek Sign Language"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Greek Sign Language.

  1. 1. Acquisition of reference to self and others in Greek Sign Language From pointing gesture to pronominal pointing signs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Marianna Hatzopoulou; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; deaf children; Greek Sign Language; personal pronouns; pointing; pointing signs; reference; sign language acquisition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Sign language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Teckenspråk; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the emergence of the linguistic use of pointing as first- and non-first-person pronoun in Greek Sign Language. Despite the similarity in form between the pointing gesture and pronominal pointing signs, children acquiring sign language pass through the same stages and acquire personal pronouns at about the same age as children acquiring spoken language. READ MORE

  2. 2. The "Reflexive" as an Interpretation

    University dissertation from Växjö : Institutionen för humaniora

    Author : Robert Ryan; Växjö universitet.; [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