Search for dissertations about: "Progressive"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 722 swedish dissertations containing the word Progressive.

  1. 1. Progressive constructions in Swedish

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kristian Blensenius; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish; aspect; imperfective; progressive; pseudocoordination; finiteness; semantics; pluractionality; implicative verbs;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide new insights into the semantic properties of some progressive constructions in Swedish and to provide better understanding of aspect in Swedish. The five included studies present analyses of previously understudied as well as more familiar progressive constructions, based on authentic language data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Progressive Women, Traditional Men : The Politics of 'Knowledge' and Gendered stories of 'Development' In the Northern Periphery of the EU

    University dissertation from Santa Cruz, CA : University of California

    Author : Ulrika Dahl; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union; Modernity; Sweden; Progressive; Women; Traditional; Men; Politics; Gendered stories; Cultural anthropology; Womens studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation in Cultural Anthropology and Women's Studies is an ethnographic account of the meaning and politics of social scientific "knowledge production", exemplified in gendered stories of regional "development" in the inland northern Swedish province of Jämtland, after Sweden's 1995 entry into the EU and the cultural meanings they assign to men and women. European integration is experienced as an ongoing peripheralization of modernity, registered in visions of regional "development" centered on the heteronormatively defined ideal of jämställdhet (equality between men and women) and on the "resources" of place and history, forged in a cultural imaginary shared by social scientific researchers, state agencies, and grass-roots "practitioners". READ MORE

  3. 3. The Progressive in 19th-Century English : A Process of Integration

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Erik Smitterberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; The progressive; 19th-century English; diachronic studies; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; verb phrase; aspect; dimensions of variation; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present work is a corpus-based study of the English progressive during the 19th century. The study is based on Conce, a one-million-word corpus covering the period 1800–1900 and comprising seven genres, both speech-related and non-speech-related. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Autonomous and the Passive Progressive in 20th-Century Irish

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Hansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Celtic languages; autonomous; agent; corpus linguistics; impersonal; discourse function; Irish; passive; passive progressive; patient; topicality; Keltiska språk; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Celtic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Keltiska språk; Celtic Languages; keltiska språk;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the use of two Irish verb constructions, the autonomous (e.g. cuireadh litreacha chun bealaigh, ‘letters were dispatched’) and the passive progressive (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Progressives in use and contact A descriptive, areal and typological study with special focus on selected Iranian languages

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Ghazaleh Vafaeian; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; progressive; use; contact; areal; parallel corpora; typology; grammaticalization; Iranian; Persian; Mazandarani; Gilaki; Taleshi; Tati; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Progressives are grammatical patterns primarily used to refer to events that are ongoing at a specific time. This thesis investigates uses of such patterns in a number of languages as well as the interaction of a number of progressives in contact. READ MORE