Search for dissertations about: "speech act"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words speech act.

  1. 1. I tweet like I talk Aspects of speech and writing on Twitter

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Peter Wikström; Erica Sandlund; Solveig Granath; Andrea C. Schalley; Ruth Page; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social media; Twitter; speech; writing; orality; literacy; CMC; remediation; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates linguistic and metalinguistic practices in everyday Twitter discourse in relation to aspects of speech and writing. The overarching aim is to investigate how the spoken–written interface is reconfigured in the digital writing spaces of social media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Must divine revelation produce understanding? : Philosophical reflections on revelation and its realization

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mark Sluys; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; divine revelation; speech act theory; illocutionary act; uptake; expressing; communicative role; edifying discourse; divine will; F. G. Downing; J. R. Searle; W. P; Alston; N. Wolterstorff; T. Penelhum; T. Wetterström; G. Mavrodes; R. M. Adams; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of whether or not a concept of revelationin which revelation does not include the production of understanding insome recipient can be a suitable way of conceiving of divine revelation.The thesis is that it can be. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Univ. i Umeå, Institutionen för moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Mittuniversitetet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Linguistic subjects; Lingvistikämnen;

    Abstract : Avhandlingenatt undersöker funktionen av ursäkten som talakt samt sociala skillnader i dess användande i talad Brittisk engelska inspelad under tidigt 1990-tal. Materialet består av hundratals konversationer från formella och informella sammanhang och sammanlagt ingår över 1700 talare i den undersökta korpusen. READ MORE