Search for dissertations about: "pronouns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the word pronouns.

  1. 1. Probes, pronouns and binding in the Minimalist Program

    Author : Fredrik Heinat; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Grammar; probes; agree; pronouns; distributed morphology; syntax; minimalims; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : In chapter 2, I claim that not only heads, but phrases, too, are probes. I show that there are in fact no theoretical and empirical problems involved if we abandon the stipulation that only heads may probe. In chapter 3, I explore the structure of nominal expressions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Personal Pronouns in Evaluative Communication

    Author : Marie Gustafsson Sendén; Torun Lindholm; Sabine Sczesny; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Personal pronouns represent important social categories; they are among the most common words in communication and are therefore highly interesting in studying psychological perspectives and relations. The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether pronouns are used in semantic contexts in a way that reflect psychological biases. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nominal Morphology in Russian Correspondence 1700-1715 : Part One - Part Two

    Author : Isabelle Midy; Barbro Nilsson; Viktor Zhivov; Per Ambrosiani; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Russian language; morphology; nominal morphology; historical morphology; nomina; substantives; adjectives; pronouns; numerals; paradigm; paradigm shift; morphological change; Russian language; Ryska språket; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The materials examined here consist of 121 Russian letters dating from 1700-1715. The present study aims to  define a stage in linguistic evolution and analyze the morphological heterogeneity in the textual corpus. The letters are divided into three categories: private, semiofficial, and official. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Author : Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facing dementia as a we : Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Lars-Christer Hydén; Anna Olaison; Jaqueline Kindell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conversation analysis; couplehood; dementia; epistemics; multimodal interaction; pronouns; relationships; video-recorded interviews; we-ness; “couplehood”; demens; kunskapshantering; multimodal interaktion; pronomen; relationer; samtalsanalys; videoinspelade intervjuer; vi-skap; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : We live longer than ever before, which means that we also live longer with disorders such as those connected with dementia. Most people diagnosed with dementia live in ordinary housing for a long time, relying on their social network for support, mainly involving spouses or adult children. READ MORE