Essays about: "Linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 231 essays containing the word Linguistics.

  1. 1. The Laughter of Literature : A diachronic study of the social functions of laughter in British literature

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Johannes Widegren; [2019]
    Keywords : cultural study; historical linguistics; literary canon;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the historical development of the social functions of laughter in literature using linguistic analysis. Many previous studies have analyzed the connection between humor and laughter, but very few have looked at laughter in literature. READ MORE

  2. 2. The translation of song lyrics in popular music : German lyrics and their translation into English

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Janin Laurer; [2019]
    Keywords : song translation; approximation approach; adaptation; skopos; translation theory; linguistics;

    Abstract : This study investigates the translation of song lyrics and presents an analysis of translation outcomes. While the majority of previous studies regarding song translation focuses on the translation of lyrics from musicals and operas, this study focuses on the translation of popular song lyrics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Categorization of conversational games in free dialogue referring to spatial scenes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Axel Storckenfeldt; [2018-10-29]
    Keywords : Computational Linguistics; Frame of Reference; Spatial Description; Conversational Games; Discourse Structure;

    Abstract : This thesis examines which communicative strategies speakers use to complete a given task regarding spatial scenes, and how to systematically categorize them as conversational games.This study expands a free dialogue Cups corpus in Swedish (Dobnik et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE RISE OF ACE AS A DESCRIPTOR A Linguistic Study Concerning the Jargon within an Online Asexual Community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Amanda Boström; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : asexuality; identity; queer linguistics; keyness;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to explore the jargon that can be found within an online asexual community. The most common definition of asexuality is that a person does not feel sexual attraction to any gender. This group of people has since the 1950s gained attention in fields such as biomedicine and social sciences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linguistic representation of women in print advertisements: A critical discourse analysis of hair product advertisements

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kaja Franciszka Ciosek; [2018]
    Keywords : women; advertisement; gender; femininity; critical discourse; linguistics; representation of women; Cosmopolitan UK; hair products;

    Abstract : Based on critical discourse analysis, this paper seeks to investigate how women are represented in printed advertisements of hair products taken from the Cosmopolitan UK magazine. Data was chosen from the summer and winter issues of the magazine. READ MORE