Search for dissertations about: "in english"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 920 swedish dissertations containing the words in english.

  1. 1. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia : The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    Author : Niklas Salmose; Randall Stevenson; Laura Marcus; Patricia Waugh; UK The University of Edinburgh; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nostalgia; Modernism; Literature; Aesthetics; Style; Narratology; Emotions; Nostalgi; Modernism; Litteratur; Estetik; Stilistik; Narratologi; Känslor; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a body of studies relating nostalgia and fiction in political, sociological, feminist, or historical ways. This thesis, instead, sets out to perform an unusual textual study of nostalgia in modern fiction in order to work towards a poetics of nostalgia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Author : Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. READ MORE

  3. 3. English Hemspråk : Language in Interaction in English Mother Tongue Instruction in Sweden

    Author : Kirsten Stoewer; Jakob Cromdal; Nigel John Musk; Wei Li; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mother tongue instruction; English as a heritage language; conversation analysis; classroom interaction; bilingual interaction; vocabulary teaching; language alternation; Modersmålsundervisning; engelska som modersmål; samtalsanalys; klassrumsinteraktion; tvåspråkig interaktion; ordförråd i undervisning; kodväxling;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates teacher-student interaction in English mother tongue instruction (MTI), offered within mainstream education to English heritage language students in Sweden. In particular, it examines the type of language work that was in focus during the lessons and the ways teacher and students engaged in the language work in situ. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atmospheric and geological entanglements : north american ecopoetry and the anthropocene

    Author : Nuno Marques; Maria Lindgren Leavenworth; Daniel Andersson; Jonathan Skinner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ecopoetry; ecopoetics; North American ecopoetry; form in poetry; lament; mourning; song; sound; atmosphere; air; geology; Anthropocene; entanglements; community-making; environmental justice; environmental humanities; ecocriticism; new materialisms.; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Atmospheric and Geological Entanglements is a study of contemporary North American ecopoetry, a poetry which is characterized by a negotiation or subversion of established cultural representations of nature, and by a re-deployment of poetic forms such as lyrical poetry, pastoral and elegy. The studied poets experiment with form and question well-established categories such as human and nature, instead emphasizing connections between the human, other organisms, and inorganic matter. READ MORE

  5. 5. English in spoken Swedish : a corpus study of two discourse domains

    Author : Harriet Sharp; Stig Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

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