Search for dissertations about: "metonymies"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word metonymies.

  1. 1. Technology, Language and Thought : Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Marlene Johansson Falck; Institutionen för språk och kultur Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entangled Figures : Five Poems from Temy i variacii by Boris Pasternak

    Author : Jessica Winblad-Carlzohn; Ryska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Temy i variacii; Metaphor; Russian Literature; Metonymy; Boris Pasternak; Figure;

    Abstract : This study is centred around different aspects of Boris Pasternak's early poetry that jeopardize semantic coherency and interpretation of his poems. Special attention is paid to metaphors, metonymies, lexical multiplicity (that is a multiplicity of relevant meanings codified in a dictionary) and obscure syntactic connections and how these aspects are combined in his poems. READ MORE