Search for dissertations about: "literature and linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 317 swedish dissertations containing the words literature and linguistics.

  1. 1. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  2. 2. A typology of classifiers and gender : From description to computation

    Author : Marc Tang; Michael Dunn; Christine Lamarre; Sebastian Fedden; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Classifiers; Gender; Nominal classification; Functions; Random Forests; Phylogeny; Word Embeddings; Neural Networks; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : Categorization is one the most relevant tasks realized by humans during their life, as we consistently need to categorize the things and experience that we encounter. Such need is reflected in language via various mechanisms, the most prominent being nominal classification systems (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Abstraction and authority in textbooks : The textual paths towards specialized language

    Author : Agnes Edling; Caroline Liberg; Åke Viberg; Jan Anward; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; textbook research; text linguistics; content area reading; reader text relationship; literacy education; systemic linguistics; applied linguistics; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : During a few hours of a school day, a student might read textbook texts which are highly diversified in terms of abstraction. Abstraction is a central feature of specialized language and the transition from everyday language to specialized language is one of the most important things formal education can offer students. READ MORE

  4. 4. Topics in the grammar of Kuot, a non-Austronesian language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

    Author : Eva Lindström; William McGregor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Deskriptiv grammatik; papuanska språk; kuot; descriptive linguistics; descriptive grammar; Papuan languages; New Ireland; Papua New Guinea; Papua nya guinea; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis describes certain areas in the grammar of the little-known Kuot language, spoken by some 1,500 people in New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea. Kuot is an isolate, and is the only non-Austronesian (Papuan) language of that province. The analyses presented here are based on original data from 18 months of linguistic fieldwork. READ MORE

  5. 5. Slippery paths : The performance and canonization of Turkic literature and Uyghur muqam song in Islam and modernity

    Author : Nathan Light; USA IN Indiana University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Folklore; Song; Islam; Muqam; Modernity; Language; literature and linguistics; Social sciences; Turkic; Canonization; Middle Eastern literature; Uyghur; Performance; China; Asian literature; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : In the past forty years the fluid Uyghur muqam song tradition has been transformed into a cultural canon used to represent the Uyghur ethnic group within China and on the world stage. Traditional muqam performers have provided the magma of songs that scholars and politicians have edited into an invented "great tradition" which supports a Uyghur claim to an important piece world cultural history. READ MORE