Search for dissertations about: "pragmatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word pragmatics.

  1. 1. A War of Words: defining Terrorism in Arab and Israeli Press 1972-1996 (2001) : a Study in Propaganda, Semantics and Pragmatics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2003]
    Keywords : Arabic; Hebrew; Media; Torah; Koran; Semantics; Terrorism; Propaganda; Pragmatics;

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  2. 2. The neurophysiology of grammatical constraints : ERP studies on the influence of prosody and pragmatics on the processing of syntax and morphology in Swedish

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet

    Author : Mikael Roll; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; linguistics; event-related potentials; ERP; pragmatics; language processing; prosody; syntax;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the interaction of information from word order, morphology, lexical semantics, and prosody in the on-line processing of Swedish sentences using Event-Related Potentials. Study I examines how the form, meaning, and syntactic position of objects influence their interpretation in ‘Object Shift’ contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. God in the act of reference : A conceptual analysis of reference and reality and its consequences for the debate on religious realism and nonrealism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erica Appelros; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; reference; realism; nonrealism; Cupitt; reality; play; make-believe; pragmatics; God; Donnellan; Bezuidenhout; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation addresses the problem of reference actualised in religiousrealism's claim that religious nonrealism is religiously inadequate since init "God" does not refer to a God existing independently of human conceptualisations. The study aims to show that the referential argument against religious nonrealism is not necessarily successful once the existential and referential presumptions of the argument are critically examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technical University : An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Beyza Björkman; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : As a part of the process of globalization, an increasing number of higher education institutions are adopting English as the medium of instruction for parts of their education. Within most universities in continental Europe, there are English as a lingua franca (ELF) settings where English is spoken by users of a wide spectrum of first languages for various purposes, be it for academic activity or social interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technicval University : An investigation of Form and Communicative Effectiveness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Beyza Björkman; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness;

    Abstract : As a part of the process of globalization, an increasing number of higher education institutions are adopting English as the medium of instruction for parts of their education. Within most universities in continental Europe, there are English as a lingua franca (ELF) settings where English is spoken by users of a wide spectrum of first languages for various purposes, be it for academic activity or social interaction. READ MORE