Essays about: "ESSAY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3000 essays containing the word ESSAY.

  1. 1. Slurs and Meaning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Amanda Jensen; [2020-05-25]
    Keywords : Slurs; Meaning; Slurs and Meaning;

    Abstract : This essay examines the semantics-pragmatics divide in some recent articles about slurs.The semantic accounts suggesting a hybrid semantic meaning as well as the accounts that wish to include the notion of linguistic competence in semantic meaning are examined and found to have trouble finding a theoretically elegant explanation of the meaning of slurs. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Use of Katakana in a Modern Japanese Essay

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Johan Hagerborg; [2020-03-20]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; katakana; skriftsystem; writing system; modern skönlitteratur; modern fiction; novell; essay;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study is to carry out a pilot investigation on the use of katakana ina modern Japanese essay, and to compare how the usage of katakana differs between dailynewspaper and a modern essay. Among the words written in katakana, special focus wasgiven to the higairaigo, which are normally written in kanzi or hiragana. READ MORE

  3. 3. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  4. 4. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bygdebolag : en ny metod för landsbygdsutveckling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Elin Sjöman; [2020]
    Keywords : bygdebolag; utvecklingsbolag; landsbygdsutveckling; socialt kapital; mobilisering; governance; Bourdieuconomics;

    Abstract : Kommunsammanslagningar och centraliseringar har lett till att statens närvaro på landsbygderna minskat och en större del av ansvaret för landsbygdsutveckling ligger på lokalsamhället. Mot den här bakgrunden har bygdebolagen växt fram – lokala aktiebolag som ägs av personer i eller med anknytning till bygden där all vinst återinvesteras i lokalsamhället. READ MORE