Essays about: "Languages and Literatures"

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  1. 1. A Study in Flim-Flam: Reduplicative Ablaut Ideophones in English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Ted Jansson Wallace; [2019]
    Keywords : Ideophones Reduplication Iconicity; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this study I analysed reduplicative ablaut ideophones in English for their morphosyntactical properties, as ideophones in other languages have been found to have several marked characteristics in this respect. Informed by the typology of ideophones in other languages, my research questions were whether the reduplicatives would appear integrated into or outside of sentences, if they would fill functions associated with traditional word classes, whether they would inflect and derive like other words, and if they would be limited to declarative type sentences and resist negation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staying True to You: Finding the Feminist in Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea and Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Cecilia Bernroth Overton; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Anne Shirley, the girl and young woman made famous around the world by L. M. Montgomery in the early twentieth century, has been a companion and role model for countless young women. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Golden, Empty Shell: The Depiction of Venice in Henry James's "Travelling Companions", The Aspern Papers and The Wings of the Dove

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Michela Maraga; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Henry James had a thirty-year-long relationship with the city of Venice, which made it possible for him to develop a profound knowledge of the city's architecture and art. James's interest in 'The Floating City' is reflected in three of his works that are set there, namely, "Travelling Companions" (1870), The Aspern Papers (1888) and The Wings of the Dove (1902). READ MORE

  4. 4. “Unmoreable unlessable unworseable evermost almost void”: Word-(re)formation in Samuel Beckett’s Worstward Ho

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Peter Jarlvik; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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  5. 5. Exploring the Places that Language and Nature Converge. Ethics and Aesthetics in Jody Gladding’s Poetry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Kristina Csiki Helg; [2019]
    Keywords : Jody Gladding; ecocriticism; ecopoetry; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The need for sustainable solutions to the negative state of the Earth is urgent. Ethical choices need to be made and humanity’s endowed imagination needs to be employed to find creative ways ahead. READ MORE