Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 584 essays containing the words Languages and Literatures.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Are Loanwords Trendier? : A Qualitative Corpus Analysis on Adjective Collocations of English Loanword Nouns and their Native or Sino Japanese Pairs in the Japanese Language

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Erik Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Japanese; loanwords; loanword pairs; gairaigo; kango; wago; emotive adjectives; collocation analysis; corpus; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : To analyse the behaviour of English loanwords in the Japanese language using corpus analysis is a relatively new field of research. The aim of this thesis is to add to this emergent field by attempting to discover if there are any differences in how English loanword nouns and their native Japanese/Sino-Japanese near synonym pairs are used in contemporary written Japanese. READ MORE

  3. 3. Iru vs Irassharu, and other lexical substitutions in Japanese : focusing on second language acquisition by Swedish learners

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Joakim Wikman; [2020]
    Keywords : Japanese; Lexical substitutions; Keigo; Second language acquisition; Honorifics; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine the difference between Swedish learners of Japanese and Japanese native speakers when they use lexical substitutions. The hypotheses made for this thesis was that second language learners would find it difficult to apply humble lexical substitutions to themselves and their social group. READ MORE

  4. 4. Methods and Strategies for Engaging Disengaged Students in the Digital Language Classroom: An explorative and dialectical study based on educational and socio–psychological theory and teacher’s lived experience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Humanistiska och teologiska fakulteterna

    Author : Jakob Wingren; [2020]
    Keywords : Disengaged students; disengagement; engagement; language classrooms; digital classrooms; relational teaching; coherence; flow; pedagogical content knowledge.; Languages and Literatures; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Disengagement is a phenomenon that exists to some degree in all levels of education. Socio-psychological in nature, it manifests in a wide array of behaviours, from inactivity to disruptive behaviour. READ MORE

  5. 5. Japanese women’s language as spoken by foreign women in Elle Japon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Sara Kopelman; [2020]
    Keywords : Japanese language; gender; sociolinguistics; translation; foreigners; final particles; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : An interesting phenomenon seen in Japanese translations of foreign women’s speech is the tendency to make them speak using women’s language. Women’s language in Japanese refers to a set of characteristics, consisting mainly of sentence final forms such as wa or kashira, that form a speech norm for women. READ MORE