Search for dissertations about: "Humaniora Språk och litteratur Språkstudier"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Humaniora Språk och litteratur Språkstudier.

  1. 1. Two Languages, Two Scripts : Bilingual and Biscriptal Children with and without Reading Difficulties Read and Write in Persian (L1) and Swedish (L2)

    Author : Baran Johansson; Eva Lindgren; Maria Levlin; Sven Strömqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Reading; Writing; Eye and Pen; Handwriting; Persian; Swedish; Bilinguals; Biscriptals; Writing fluency; Meaning making; Pauses; Bursts; Linguistic skills; Cognitive Skills; Bilingual writers; Reading difficulties; Skrivande; Läsning; Tvåspråkiga barn; Tvåspråkighet; Flerspråkighet; Lässvårigheter; Läsflyt; Avkodning; Pauser; Bursts; Eye and Pen; Loggning; Två skriftsystem; Persiska; Svenska; Handskrift; Meningsskapande; Lingvistiska färdigheter; Kognitiva färdigheter; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : The main aim of this dissertation was to explore L1 (Persian) and L2 (Swedish) reading and writing of 26 bilingual biscriptal children with and without reading difficulties (RD) (years 4–9). Previous studies have mainly focused on Latin scripts or one alphabetic and one non-alphabetic script with English as L1 or L2. READ MORE

  2. 2. Articulable Humanity : Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

    Author : Hilda Härgestam Strandberg; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Annie Gagiano; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African literature; Nuruddin Farah; narrative ethics; ethical criticism; precariousness; vulnerability; human dignity; Emmanuel Lévinas; Adriana Cavarero; Judith Butler; postcolonial theory; feminism.; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Fokus för avhandlingen, Att uttrycka det mänskliga: narrativ etik i Nuruddin Farah’s trilogier, är de nio romaner publicerade mellan 1979 och 2011 som tillsammans utgör Nuruddin Farah’s tre trilogier: ”Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship,” bestående av Sweet and Sour Milk (1979), Sardines (1981), Close Sesame (1983); “Blood in the Sun,” bestående av Maps (1986), Gifts (1993), Secrets (1998); samt “Past Imperfect,” bestående av Links (2003), Knots (2007), Crossbones (2011). Tematiska och stilistiska skillnader till trots så är dessa trilogier och romaner märkbart sammanhängande i sitt fokus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engagement, directed motivational currents, and second language learning : adult immigrant perspectives

    Author : Manar Halwani; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Eva Lindgren; Marte Monsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Second language learning; motivation; engagement; directed motivational currents DMCs ; engagement with language EWL ; adult learners; immigrant; refugee; professionals; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik;

    Abstract : The dissertation answers calls for the integration of motivation and engagement theory and research among highly educated adult-migrant language learners. Specifically, the purpose of this dissertation is to propose a model to describe the interactions between the motivation constructDirected Motivational Currents (DMCs) and the engagement construct Engagement with language (EWL). READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambiguity at work : lexical blends in an American English web news context

    Author : Daniel Kjellander; Marlene Johansson Falck; Maria Rosenberg; Suzanne Kemmer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lexical blending; data collection methodology; corpus-based investigation; ambiguity; figurativity; cognitive linguistics; teleskopord; datainsamlingsmetod; korpusundersökning; mångtydighet; figurativitet; kognitiv lingvistik; engelska; English; language studies; språkvetenskap; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : The present study investigates the word formation process of lexical blending in the context of written US web news between January 2010–March 2018. The study has two interrelated aims. First, it aims to develop a transparent, rigid, and replicable method of data collection. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Take a Taste" : Selling Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales in 1934

    Author : Moa Matthis; Heidi Hansson; Claire Squires; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; marketability; Book-of-the-Month-Club; consumer culture; commercialism; colonial Kenya; feudal ideal; aristocracy; identity; malleability; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the marketability of Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales, published in the US in 1934. The term marketability is used to refer to the book as a potentially desirable object for sale on the market, successfully promoted by the Book-of-the-Month-Club whose members were intent on educating themselves and refining their taste. READ MORE