Search for dissertations about: "metapragmatics"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word metapragmatics.

  1. 1. Authentic Language Övdalsk, metapragmatic exchange and the margins of Sweden’s linguistic market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : David Karlander; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; authenticity; history of linguistic thought; indexicality; linguistic anthropology; linguistic minorities; metalanguage; metapragmatics; philosophical anthropology; Övdalsk; autenticitet; filosofisk antropologi; indexikalitet; lingvistisk antropologi; metaspråk; metapragmatik; språkliga minoriteter; språkvetenskapens idéhistoria; älvdalska; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis engages with practices that in some way place stakes in the social existence of Övdalsk (also älvdalska, Elfdalian, Övdalian), a marginal form of Scandinavian used mainly in Sweden’s Älvdalen municipality. The practices at hand range from early 20th century descriptive dialectology and contemporary lay-linguistics to language advocacy and language political debate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accountability and the making of knowledge statements : a study of academic discourse

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Hans Malmström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; academic discourse; metapragmatics; verbs; social knowledge; higher-level metadiscourse; knowledge statement; metadiscourse; accountability; discourse voice; communication; citation; backgrounding; foregrounding;

    Abstract : This study investigates the manifestation of speaker accountability in connection with knowledge statements in two different kinds of academic discourse. The study focuses on knowledge statements which feature a set of knowledge stating verbs, namely argue, claim, suggest, propose, maintain, assume and believe. READ MORE