Search for dissertations about: "aspect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1272 swedish dissertations containing the word aspect.

  1. 1. Second Language Acquisition of Mandarin Aspect Markers by Native Swedish Adults

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Luying Wang; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Second language acquisition; Mandarin; Swedish; aspect-tense morphology; aspect marker; grammatical aspect; lexical aspect; acquisition order; the Aspect Hypothesis; the Distributional Bias Hypothesis; the Prototype Model;

    Abstract : This experimental study investigates the second language acquisition of the four Mandarin aspect markers -le, -guo, -zhe, and zai- by native Swedish university students enrolled in Chinese language courses in Sweden. The main points of inquiry are acquisition order, the Aspect Hypothesis, the Distributional Bias Hypothesis, and the Prototype Model. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Double Aspect : Gerald Murnane's Visual Poetics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Piia Posti; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Australian twentieth-century fiction; the double aspect; “Cartesian perspectivalism”; vision; visuality; visual poetics; exile; landscape; woman; gaze; Gerald Murnane; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Cartesian perspectivalism ;

    Abstract : With its abundance of maps, place names, and landscapes, and with titles like Inland and Landscape with Landscape, Gerald Murnane’s fiction exemplifies the dominance of land in Australian literature. Yet, Murnane’s fiction differs from most “landscape fiction” in that it depicts an Australia that despite its history of exploration has not yet been fully discovered. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tense and aspect in Chichewa, Citumbuka and Cisena A description and comparison of the tense-aspect systems in three southeastern Bantu languages

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Andrea Kiso; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Tense; aspect; Chichewa; Citumbuka; Cisena; Bantu; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation describes and compares the tense-aspect systems found in three southeastern Bantu languages, viz. Chichewa, Citumbuka and Cisena. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspect, evidentiality and tense in Mongolian From Middle Mongol to Khalkha and Khorchin

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Benjamin Brosig; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Mongolian; Mongolian; Khalkha; Khorchin; tense; evidentiality; aspect; complex predicates; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The present thesis consists of an introduction and the following papers:The aspect-evidentiality system of Middle Mongol. Ural-Altaic Studies, 13. (forthcoming)The tense-aspect system of Khorchin Mongolian. In: Pirkko Suihkonen & Lindsay Whaley (eds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tense and Aspect in Caesar's Narrative

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Oldsjö; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical philology - general; aspect; Aktionsart; situation type; tense; Classical Latin; historiographical narrative; epitomistic narrative; foreground and background; seriality; iconicity; information type; Caesar; Livy; Velleius Paterculus; Florus; Eutropius; Klassiska språk - allmänt; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk; latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This is a study of the function of tense, aspect, and Aktionsart/situation type in Caesar's historiographical narrative (Bellum Gallicum and Bellum civile). The extensive theoretical part discusses these semantic categories from a cross-linguistic perspective and analyzes their functions in Classical Latin. READ MORE