Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 515 essays containing the words Languages and Literatures.

  1. 1. References to Darkness : A study of darkness in a selection of poems by Wendell Berry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Lars Norén; [2019]
    Keywords : Wendell Berry; poetry; darkness; close reading; earth; soil; death; farming; figurative; imagery; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The writer, farmer, Christian pacifist, and “eco-poet” Wendell Berry has written and published novels, essays, and poetry since early 1960s. Examples of recurring themes in Berry’s literary work are the close relationship between farmer and the earth, the importance of belonging to a place/community, and having trust in the Creation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beating about the bush: written production and comprehension of L2 idioms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Lina Palm; [2019]
    Keywords : figurative meaning; idiom; keystroke logging; language transfer; literal meaning; phraseology; second language acquisition; second language learning; translation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : A study on the online process of producing idioms in writing and how second language learners manage the production and comprehension of idioms may provide a useful and comprehensive investigation of the production, comprehension and acquisition of language. The study in this paper investigated how Swedish (L1) second language learners of English (L2) produce and comprehend written idioms in the L2. READ MORE

  3. 3. “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

  4. 4. 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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  5. 5. Who am I and where am I? The idea of identity and place in Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea and Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Matilda Nordin; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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