Essays about: "English imperialism"

Found 3 essays containing the words English imperialism.

  1. 1. Linguistic Landscaping in Singapore: The Local Linguistic Ecology and the Roles of English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Hoa Tang; [2016]
    Keywords : linguistic landscape; the ecology of language; language ecology; linguistic dominance; niches; multilingual ism ; English imperialism; diffusion-of-English paradigm; language shift; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis, adopting the ecology of language as its conceptual orientation as well as employing linguistic landscape as its methodological tool to collect and analyze data, firstly aims at investigating (1) how the four official languages of Singapore namely Malay, (Mandarin) Chinese, Tamil, and English have been deployed on signs by three different social actors, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Englishman in Paris : A Study of Katherine Mansfield's Construction of Englishness in Je Ne Parle Pas Français

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Simon Adam Almqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Englishness; Otherness; identity; Mansfield; empire;

    Abstract : The author discusses the construction of Englishness in Katherine Mansfield’s short story Je Ne Parle Pas Français using previous accounts for Englishness, Otherness and the context of modernism –primarily featuring imperialism. The author concludes that there is an English identity portrayed in Je Ne Parle Pas Français, but that it is to a greater extent associated with imperialism than other identifiable cultural traits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chronicles of the English Language in Pakistan : A discourse analysis of milestones in the language policy of Pakistan

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Alia Amir; [2008]
    Keywords : Language Policy; English; Pakistan; Discourse Analysis; Education; British India;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I will be investigating educational policies with a focus on English as a medium of instruction. The medium of instruction in Pakistan varies with respect to each province and the social status of the school. Consequently, English is not taught only as a foreign language but is a medium for upward mobility. READ MORE