Essays about: "Linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 235 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Methodology of Reading : An analysis of current literary classroom material

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Chelsea Foreman; [2019]
    Keywords : Teaching Methodology; Reading Methodology; Tricia Hedge; Progress Gold C; Blueprint C Version 2.0; Viewpoints 2; Streams in Literature; Reading; Literature; Language; Undervisningsmetodik; Läsmetodik; Tricia Hedge; Progress Gold C; Blueprint C Version 2.0; Viewpoints 2; Streams in Literature; Läsning; Literatur; Språk;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to conduct an analysis of four different classroom materials for the English 6 course in order to see the extent to which the textbooks follow accepted teaching methodology for reading, and whether or not their methodology changed after the curriculum switch in 2011. The books being analysed are Progress Gold C, Streams in Literature, Blueprint C Version 2. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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