Essays about: "Linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 essays containing the word Linguistics.

  1. 1. A Genre Analysis of Contemporary Celtic Music: The Revival of the Traditional Ballad

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Pontus Kawalec; [2019-04-02]
    Keywords : Linguistics; Genre Studies; Celtic Music; Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This is a genre study in linguistics of which the sole purpose is to identify and categorise common conventions within lyrics from the genre Celtic music. Previously, there have been no dedicated or conclusive studies on the lyrics of Celtic music. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nonprofit organizations on Facebook : A comparative corpus-based analysis of UNICEF and WWF's communication strategies on Facebook

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Louise Hallsten; [2019]
    Keywords : Nonprofits; organizations; Facebook; communication strategies; keywords; lexical bundles; UNICEF; WWF; corpus;

    Abstract : UNICEF and WWF are leading nonprofit organizations in their field. They work globally with different projects and programs, trying to make a change for the better. READ MORE

  3. 3. See you next Tuesday : a study of temporal deictic modifiers "next" and "last"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Wohlin; [2019]
    Keywords : Linguistics; Deixis; Temporal deixis; English; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the interpretation of deictic modifiers next and last in combination with propositionally termed days and months. The investigation aimed to show in what instances these expressions can be interpreted as ambiguous, and what influence temporal distance has on this. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identity Construction and Common Ground Building in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tweets: A Combined Approach of Corpus Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ieva Jaruševičiūtė; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper presents a linguistic study of social media posts made by the American politician and member of Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Media outlets have hypothesized that her presence on social networking websites could be one of the factors that contributed to her recent political success. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Study of the Relationship between Linguistic Skills and Psychological Disorders

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mohamed Nasser; [2019]
    Keywords : Linguistic Skills; Cognitive science; Cognitive psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Bilingualism; Culture; Psychological Disorders; Depression;

    Abstract : Our current knowledge about the relationship between linguistic skills and psychological disorders is somewhat diffuse. One reason is because it is difficult to investigate this relationship without including conditions that clearly influence the results in one way or another (e.g. culture, environment, socioeconomic class etc). READ MORE