Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 555 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. The Most Disturbing Definition: Are Extreme Cinema Films Part of One Big Genre?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Lancelot Jensen; [2020]
    Keywords : Extreme Cinema; Extreme Film; Extreme Movies; Disturbing; Controversial; Graphic; Violence in film; Sex in film; Sexual violence in film; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this essay I have looked at how the term extreme cinema should be categorized. Should it be categorized as a genre, a subgenre, an umbrella term or something else. To find this out I have divided the essay into three chapters, one long and two short. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Ha ha ha. Looks like the case is closed, ha ha ha” A Corpus Study of Imitative Interjections in the English Language

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Sigrid Sundmark; [2020]
    Keywords : interjection; imitative interjection; onomatopoeia; spoken language; sound symbolism; semantics; linguistics; exclamative; comics; oh; hmm; aha.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The focus of this bachelor’s essay is to investigate non-lexical interjections. In this study, imitative interjection proves to be an appropriate term for interjections such as mm-hmm and wow, with non-lexical properties distinguishing them from hey and yes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sloppy, slab and slender: a comparative study of the phonaestheme sl- in English and Swedish

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Christoffer Modig Forser; [2019]
    Keywords : phonaesthemes; ideophones; morphology; phonetics; lexical analysis; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this essay is to add new insight as to the productivity and universality of phonaesthemes in general, and the sl-phonaestheme in particular. The data presented in this essay is generated in two ways: lexical analyses and an experiment. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the morphosyntax of main and subordinate clauses in Xokleng

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : David Gert; [2019]
    Keywords : subordination; word order; Xokleng; nominalization; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This is a thesis on the Gê language of Xokleng and its means of subordination. This work is based on previous publication on the Xokleng language (Urban 1985, Gakran 2005, Gakran 2015). In this highly isolation language with almost no inflection, a large set of grammatical and lexical monosyllabic particles are used to express TAM(E). READ MORE