Search for dissertations about: "progressive constructions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words progressive constructions.

  1. 1. Progressive constructions in Swedish

    Author : Kristian Blensenius; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish; aspect; imperfective; progressive; pseudocoordination; finiteness; semantics; pluractionality; implicative verbs;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide new insights into the semantic properties of some progressive constructions in Swedish and to provide better understanding of aspect in Swedish. The five included studies present analyses of previously understudied as well as more familiar progressive constructions, based on authentic language data. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Autonomous and the Passive Progressive in 20th-Century Irish

    Author : Karin Hansson; Ailbhe Ó Corráin; Seosamh Watson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Celtic languages; autonomous; agent; corpus linguistics; impersonal; discourse function; Irish; passive; passive progressive; patient; topicality; Keltiska språk; Celtic languages; Keltiska språk; Celtic Languages; keltiska språk;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the use of two Irish verb constructions, the autonomous (e.g. cuireadh litreacha chun bealaigh, ‘letters were dispatched’) and the passive progressive (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Keep V-ing : Aspectuality and event structure

    Author : Hanna Glad; Carita Paradis; Anna-Lena Wiklund; Östen Dahl; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; aspect; aktionsart; event structure; telicity; boundedness; iteration; continuation; aspectualizers; progressive constructions; aspect shift.; Humaniora; Humanities; Engelska med språkvetenskaplig inriktning; English;

    Abstract : The principal aim of this thesis is to provide a comprehensive account of the meaning of keep V-ing constructions, see (1a) and (1b).(1) a. Mary kept winning (again and again).(1) b. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of the Grammar and Lexicon of Sεlεε

    Author : Yvonne Agbetsoamedo; Östen Dahl; Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm; Felix Ameka; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sεlεε; Santrokofi; GTM; grammatical description; noun class; negation; tense; aspect; diminutive; temperature evaluations; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a description of some aspects of the grammar of Sɛlɛɛ, a Ghana-Togo-Mountain (GTM) language, based on my own fieldwork. The thesis consists of an introduction and five papers.Paper (I), Noun classes in Sεlεε, describes the noun class system of Sɛlɛɛ. READ MORE

  5. 5. The 2014 scottish independence referendum in text, image and thought

    Author : Robin Engström; Diane Pecorari; Charlotte Hommerberg; Atsuko Ichijo; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Cognitive linguistics; ideological morphology; legitimation; metaphor; metonymy; nationalism; political discourse; political theory; unionism; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Lingvistik; Linguistics;

    Abstract : In 2014, a referendum was held in Scotland in order to decide the country’s constitutional future. The referendum was the climax of years of campaigning that gave rise to a rich body of political discourse. READ MORE