Essays about: "accents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the word accents.

  1. 1. The Cockney Accent : How an Accent Can Represent Social Identity

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Lovisa Moberg-Berlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Sociolinguistics; Cockney; slang; social class;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how an accent can represent social identity in London and beyond, as well as to uncover the distinctive phonological and lexical characteristics of the Cockney accent. The study will also focus on its sociolinguistic status, such as the intelligible for non-native speakers and the prejudices which are associated with the accent and its correlation to social class. READ MORE

  2. 2. Differences in attitudes towards RP and GA: A study of Swedish university students with English as their L2

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Robert Vidén; [2019]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to broaden our understanding of the attitudes Swedish university students hold towards RP and GA. Although several studies have been conducted on the topic, none have sought to describe the three components traditionally assumed in the mentalist approach to language attitudes. The present study aims to bridge this gap. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the name of ♥︎

    University essay from Konstfack/Grafisk design & illustration

    Author : Camille Thomas; [2019]
    Keywords : video; visual arts; visual communication; politics; nation-state; responsibility; digital; social media; gender politics;

    Abstract : In a book, I have gathered 2 years of research on the heart symbol in the context of social media and the responsibility of Facebook Inc. in the propagation of hate speech. In parallel, new far-right parties such as Alternativ för Sverige use the heart symbol as a logo. READ MORE

  4. 4. A lack of flæ:r : A comparative study of English accent stereotypes in fantasy role-playing games

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Eugen Hellström; [2019]
    Keywords : Fantasy role-playing games; phonology; stereotypes; English accents;

    Abstract : This study analyzes the use of linguistic stereotypes in two fantasy role-playing games, Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt and Dragon Age: Origins with a focus on phonology. It investigates how accent stereotypes are used and why they are important for characters in video games, for example regarding prestige and attractiveness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transnational Identities in Julia Alvarez’s How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Yisel Alvarez Suarez; [2019]
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