Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

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  1. 1. An Hibernian Tale – Representations of Identity in the Irish Big House Novel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Ludvig Bertilsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Big House; Irish Literature; Castle Rackrent; The Real Charlotte; Maria Edgeworth; Somerville and Ross; Irish History; Irish Identity; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The genre of the Irish “Big House” novel is one deeply entrenched in historical context. To be unaware of the setting, and the significance of identity within it, lessens the understanding and impact of character, motivations, and conflict in the text. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”a text… that shares my wonder”: A Survey of Three Contemporary Examples of Creative Criticism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Sara Dahlberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Literary criticism; Creative Criticism; Affect; Rita Felski; Anne Carson; Doireann Ní Ghríofa; Vivian Gornick; The hermeneutics of suspicion; Paranoid Reading; Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In the last few decades, dissatisfaction with the prevailing critical paradigm ¬– what Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as early as 1997 dubbed “paranoid” or “suspicious” reading – has grown significantly. This thesis is a survey of three recent works, The Albertine Workout (2014), Unfinished Business: Notes of A Chronic Re-Reader (2020), and A Ghost in the Throat (2020), that emerge from this discontent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Speech Fluency and Ageing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Harry Polfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : fluency; age; ageing; aging; linguistics; language; disfluencies; disfluency; dysfluency; dysfluencies; speech; error; errors; psycholinguistics; pause; pauses; repetition; repetitions; lengthening; lengthenings; prolongation; prolongations; swedish; interruption; interruptions; filled; unfilled; unfilled pause; unfilled pauses; filled pause; filled pauses; speech error; speech errors; speech fluency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Several physiological changes in the speech production process in old age have been documented, yet studies of cognitive changes are few and inconclusive. The current study investigates changes in rates of disfluencies, rates of speech errors and speech rate to examine if speech fluency changes throughout the adult lifespan, as well as whether the influence of task complexity on fluency remains constant regardless of the age of the speaker. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hey guys, there’s this guy I want you guys to meet, whose name is Guy, and he’s not one of the bad guys, no, he’s a good guy! A corpus study of vocative and referential uses of guys and guy in spoken English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Jenny Kristoffersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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  5. 5. Equality in the Animal Kingdom: Human Beings and Animals Negotiating Their Relationship in the P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins Books

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Carmen-Georgiana Zaharia; [2022]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Pets, instruments, a source of food, objects of wonder - animals are still considered inferior beings because of their inability to speak. Animal rights philosophers, such as Peter Singer, focus on the capacity of animals to suffer, in order that animals are given more rights. READ MORE