Search for dissertations about: "Marlene Johansson Falck"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Marlene Johansson Falck.

  1. 1. Technology, Language and Thought : Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Marlene Johansson Falck; Institutionen för språk och kultur Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Soundscapes in nineteenth-century Gothic short stories

    Author : Elena Glotova; Virginia Langum; Marlene Johansson Falck; Sylvia Mieszkowski; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; soundscape; the Gothic; short story; auscultator; acousmatic sound; liminality; the uncanny; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the eerie world of Gothic literature, sound represents a source of fear, anxiety, and discomfort, and it mostly affects its listeners through the invisible character of the experience. Sound is integral to nineteenth-century Gothic short stories with their panoply of liminal and polyphonic oppositions, as well as a claustrophobic feel of spaces, fearful listeners, and the return of the repressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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