Essays about: "corpus linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 essays containing the words corpus linguistics.

  1. 1. A Corpus-Based Study of the three Near-Synonyms : Change, Alter and Modify and Their Collocations

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : André Condit; [2022]
    Keywords : Corpus linguistics; near-synonyms; collocations; polysemous;

    Abstract : An important component of nativelike language production is linked to the knowledge of near-synonyms and their collocational patterns. The purpose of this corpus-based study was three-fold: (a) an examination of the frequency distribution across registers of the three near-synonyms change, alter, and modify; (b) their collocational patterns; and (c) their interchangeability. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Harsh realities” and “tender gazes”: Do perceptual extensions function metaphorically or literally? : A corpus-based investigation of haptic adjectives and the “extent of the literal”

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Esme Richardson-Owen; [2022]
    Keywords : cognitive linguistics; cognitive semantics; perceptual metaphor; lexical metaphor; double-function adjectives;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how perceptual adjectives are used to convey non-perceptual experience. The study is corpus-based, and the material consists of adjective-noun pairs in which the premodifying adjective is derived from the haptic modality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Murderbot Speaks : a Corpus Stylistics Look at Martha Wells’ The Murderbot Diaries

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Alvaro Gomez Sawicki; [2022]
    Keywords : murderbot; corpus; linguistics; corpus stylistics;

    Abstract : The Murderbot Diaries is a series of science fiction books that deal with the experiences of Murderbot, a human-machine construct. This study uses a corpus stylistics methodology to analyse the language of the books and looks for changes that occur in said language. READ MORE

  4. 4. A corpus-based study on the syntactic compound verb -kiru in Japanese : How the prepositional verb affects the semantic meaning in the verb-kiru construc

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Axel Olsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Corpus study; linguistics; syntactic compound verb; semantics; auxiliary verbs;

    Abstract : This corpus-based study investigates the most frequent occurring prepositional verbs collocated with the Japanese syntactic compound verb -kiru and aims to establish how the prepositional verb affects the semantic meaning of the verb-kiru construct. The study uses sketchengine’s online database, “Japanese Web2011”, which contains around 8 billion Japanese terms collected from the internet from various online sources from 2011 and onwards. READ MORE

  5. 5. Twitch and emotes : A study on the utilization of graphicons in synchronous environments

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Ibrahim Goulom; [2022]
    Keywords : CMC; Graphicons; Emojis; Emoticons; Emotes; Twitch; Synchronous; Corpus; Corpus Linguistics; Discourse; Discourse community; Live Discourse Community;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the use of emotes in a synchronous environment where hundreds to thousands of people communicate with each other in different discourse communities. The thesis performs a study on emote use based on the frequencies they are used and their different CMC features in these communities to acquire knowledge on the contextual basis of emote use in synchronous environments. READ MORE