Essays about: "English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2107 essays containing the word English.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Aspects of “Be” in selected rap and Hip Hop lyrics: A marker of cultural identity?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Beatriz Helgotsson; [2019-12-16]
    Keywords : engelska; African American Vernacular English; grammar; Hip Hop Nation Language; cultural identity; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the use of the African American English (AAVE) verb be in lyrics written and performed by four African American rappers, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Gucci Mane and Future. This paper also demonstrates how the verb be in AAVE is used by these rappers to construct cultural identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating Content-based Fake News Detection using Knowledge Graphs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jurie Germishuys; [2019-11-21]
    Keywords : fake news; knowledge graphs; embedding models; natural language processing; generative models; Swedish;

    Abstract : In recent years, fake news has become a pervasive reality of global news consumption.While research on fake news detection is ongoing, smaller languages such as Swedishare often left exposed by an under-representation in research. READ MORE

  4. 4. “A ROOM FOR OUR OWN”. Queer memories and feelings in the archival practices of Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (Archive and Library of the Queer Movement) in Gothenburg/Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Camila Borges Freitas; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Archive; Queer Theory; Memory; Queer Counterarchive;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from the case study of the Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (QRAB) [In English: Archive and Library of the Queer Movement], located in Gothenburg/Sweden, to discuss how queer memories and feelings are embedded in queer archives. It focuses in some of QRAB’s practices, such as: the structure and organization of the archive, the membership, the processes of collection and cataloguing of materials, the external activities, and the relationship with the public and other organizations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perception of English /l/ and /r/ by Japanese listeners – the influence of living abroad.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Axel Hooper; [2019-03-05]
    Keywords : japanska; perception; phoneme; allophone; Speech Learning Model;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the topic of perception of /l/ and /r/ phonemes in Japanese speakers, primarily divided into two groups: Speakers who have lived in Sweden for 3 or more years and speak conversational Swedish, and average Japanese speakers, in an attempt to observe the effects learning Swedish has on one’s English. A hypothesis dubbed the Speech Learning Model (SLM) as well as my own hypotheses were used as a base for comparison. READ MORE