Essays about: "Language ideologies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words Language ideologies.

  1. 1. Comparative Critical Discourse Analysis of CNN and Fox News Headlines: A Case of Immigration Detention in the US

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Catalina Maruri Ramos; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical discourse analysis; immigration detention; representation; headlines; reference strategies; transitivity; news media; political ideology.;

    Abstract : Immigration policies and border control in the US were hardened significantly more ever since the new government’s immigration executive order in 2017. A series of massive raids and immigrant detentions were carried out which got the attention of both human rights activists and the news media. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Aragonese resistance : A qualitative study on the attitudes and motivations of new speakers of an endangered language in Zaragoza

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Erik Fau Blimming; [2019]
    Keywords : linguistics; sociolinguistics; aragonese; languages; minority; endangered; revitalization;

    Abstract : While the number of Aragonese speakers is in steady decline in the rural areas of Spain where it was traditionally spoken, the efforts of grassroots movements since the end of Franco’s dictatorship in 1975 have contributed to create a community of new speakers in Aragon’s largest cities, mostly thanks to courses for adults organized by cultural associations. The capital, Zaragoza, which has been practically monolingual for centuries, after Spanish became the language of power and prestige in the 15th century, is now home to several thousand Aragonese speakers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Film, Critical Language Awareness and the English Subject : An Example of Promoting CLA by Using Film as Teaching Material.

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Phillip Molin-Wilkinson; [2018]
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    Abstract : This essay argues that an effective means of promoting critical language awareness (CLA) in the English subject in Swedish upper-secondary schools is to use socially critical, realistic film about contemporary social issues as a teaching material. To demonstrate this, the essay conducts a critical discourse analysis (CDA) of scenes from the selected materials drawn from the film This Is England and the TV series Little Britain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Make America Exceptional Again - Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julian Donno; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Donald Trump; Inauguration Address; American exceptionalism; Power; Ideology;

    Abstract : Using Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), this study seeks to illustrate how Donald Trump’s Inauguration Address incorporates elements of power which are embedded in various forms of American exceptionalism. Since the American myth of exceptionalism does not necessarily reveal itself at first glance, this thesis traces its variety of roots back in American history. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical Discourse Analysis of online News Headlines: A Case of the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Daria Lombardi; [2018]
    Keywords : critical discourse analysis; sociocognitive approach; online news; news headlines; representation;

    Abstract : This thesis is a critical investigation of the language used in online news headlines to report the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which took place on February 14, 2018 in Florida, United States. By analyzing 50 online news headlines, published by five of the most popular national and local news outlets, the purpose of this study is to understand how the words chosen by the journalists contribute to creating particular meanings, or representations of the event, and if through these representations any hidden ideologies are put forward. READ MORE