Search for dissertations about: "Greek language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Greek language.

  1. 1. The Greek Interjections : Studies on the Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics of the Interjections in Fifth-Century Drama

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of French, Italian and Classical Languages, Stockholm University

    Author : Lars Nordgren; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interjections; Ameka; semantics; Ancient Greek language; Ancient Greek drama; historical corpus linguistics; Greek; grekiska;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the linguistic and philological characteristics of the primary interjections in Ancient Greek drama. It employs Ameka’s definition and classification from 1992 as its theoretical base, and provides a comprehensive research survey. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Transitivity in discourse : A comparison of Greek, Polish and Swedish

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Ann Lindvall; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; agentivity; affectedness; aspect; boundedness; cognitive semantics; definiteness; discourse semantics; dynamism; functionalism; givenness; Greek; language typology; lexical semantics; modality; Modern Greek; Polish; transitivity; Swedish; translation; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This work assumes that various linguistic forms in different languages are related to common cognitive functions and semantic properties. A cognitive function - presumably universal - is information transmission. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire, Poison, and Black Tears : Metaphors of Emotion in Rebétiko

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Marianna Smaragdi; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; rebétiko; Greek music; song texts; lyrics; metaphor; metaphorical expressions; figurative language; conceptual metaphor; emotion concepts; force metaphors; Lakoff and Johnson; Kövecses;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of metaphors of emotion in rebétiko song texts. Rebétiko is a major popular-music style of modern Greece, consisting mostly of melancholic songs full of sorrow, disappointment, and misfortune, as well as passion and romance, but also of cheerful songs of revelry and a carefree attitude to life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of Morphological and Stylistic Variation of the Verb in Erotokritos

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Vassilios Sabatakakis; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek language; Grekiska språket;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to examine the polytypia (morphological variation) and semantic differentiations of the verb in Vitsentzos Kornaros' Erotokritos, to understand how these shape poetic style. We examine the stems and the endings in the imperfective active forms. READ MORE