Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 506 essays containing the words Languages and Literatures.

  1. 1. “Two brains are often better than one, probably”: Adult ESL learners’ paired and individual lexical inferencing task performances, in relation to L2 proficiency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Elin Nylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Lexical inferencing; L2 proficiency; task-based language learning; collaboration; sociocultural theory; dyadic patterns of interaction; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This research concerns lexical inferencing (LI), i.e., the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in a running text (Haastrup, 1991). Despite its advantages, there is little research on LI as a collaborative effort. READ MORE

  2. 2. Margaret and the ideal woman: An analysis of the heroine of Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South in relation to the female ideal of the Victorian era

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Gustav Rönnhede; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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  3. 3. Extra-Mural Activities and Their Effect on Second Language Development : A Comparative Study of Upper Secondary Swedish L1 Gamers and Non-Gamers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Alexander Rau; [2019]
    Keywords : SLA; EFL; ESL; lexical diversity; oral proficiency; utterance length; VocD; vocabulary; extramural activities; video games; MMORPG; second language acquisition; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Today, English is the most studied second language, being used in academia, international relations, social forums and mainstream entertainment, resulting in English becoming a common topic of research in the study of second language acquisition. One particularly interesting form of entertainment is the hobby of online digital gaming as English has become the de facto language used in absence of a shared native language among players. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Room Without a View: The Concept of Space in James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Hannah Hogan; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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  5. 5. Otherness and Exclusion in A Single Man: Reading Christopher Isherwood from the Perspective of Queer Theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Malin Annby; [2019]
    Keywords : Christopher Isherwood; A Single Man; queer theory; intersectionality; heteronormativity; homosexuality; ethnic minorities; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man is set in California in the early 1960s and follows a day in the life of the gay protagonist George, who finds it necessary to keep his sexuality hidden due to the widespread intolerance of homosexuals. The purpose of this essay is to examine how Isherwood draws parallels between different misfit groups to shed light on the situation of homosexuals at a time when homosexual acts were still illegal in California. READ MORE