Search for dissertations about: "passive voice"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words passive voice.

  1. 1. Passive voices be-, get- and prepositional passives in recent American English

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of English

    Author : Sarah Schwarz; Merja Kytö; Christer Geisler; Anne Curzan; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; passive voice; get-passive; prepositional passive; corpus linguistics; American English; historical syntax; adversativity; situation type; thematic role; affectedness; prescriptivism; colloquialization; grammaticalization; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to shed light on the use and development of passive voice in American English. Empirical, corpus methods are employed in order to examine the syntactic, semantic, and stylistic preferences of three English passive constructions across time and genre in American English. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Voice Source in Speech Communication - Production and Perception Experiments Involving Inverse Filtering and Synthesis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för talöverföring och musikakustik

    Author : Christer Gobl; [2003]
    Keywords : Voice source dynamics; glottal source parameters; source-filter interaction; voice quality; phonation; perception; affect; emotion; mood; attitude; paralinguistic; inverse filtering; knowledge-based; formant synthesis; LF model; fundamental frequency;

    Abstract : This thesis explores, through a number of production andperception studies, the nature of the voice source signal andhow it varies in spoken communication. Research is alsopresented that deals with the techniques and methodologies foranalysing and synthesising the voice source. READ MORE

  3. 3. Collective Action Among Shareholder Activists

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Andreas Jansson; Karin Jonnergård; Matts Kärreman; Morten Huse; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; shareholder activism; collective action; minority shareholders; corporate governance; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Ekonomistyrning; Ekonomistyrning;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of explaining the emergence and viability of coalitions among shareholder activists. The formation of coalitions for purposes of shareholder activism is generally unexpected from a theoretical perspective. READ MORE