Essays about: "differences in british"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 69 essays containing the words differences in british.

  1. 6. 'Dangerous Beauty' : a feminist analysis of the U.S. and the U.K. media’s portrayal of female soldiers through the case of Private First Class Lynndie England

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Frida Bergqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Military; female soldiers; Lynndie England; U.S. media; U.K. media; militarised femininity; deductive content analysis; victimisation; demonisation; trivialisation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to understand how, and why, the media is sustaining traditional gender norms in their portrayal of female soldiers. The primary material of the study consists of articles published by newspapers in the United States and the United Kingdom, describing PFC. Lynndie England and her actions in the Abu Ghraib scandal. READ MORE

  2. 7. The expression of stance in English L1 and L2 student writing : A corpus-based study of adverbial stance marking

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elisabete Ferreira; [2018]
    Keywords : academic writing; adverbials; L2 writing; stance; student writing;

    Abstract : The increasing interest in how stance is expressed specifically in academic writing in English has generated extensive research in the past decades. Focusing on the grammatical marking of stance, this comparative study investigates the use of stance adverbials by native (L1) and nonnative (L2) speakers of English in a corpus of student academic writing. READ MORE

  3. 8. I’m sure women use more hedges, I think : A study comparing male and female usage of hedges

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andriette Engström; [2018]
    Keywords : Hedges; I think; I’m sure; pragmaticalization; grammaticalization;

    Abstract : This study reexamines Lakoff’s (1973) claim that women use more hedges than men is true. Because of the vast number of hedges, this study focuses on two hedges: I think and I’m sure. It also investigates how the included hedges are used by men and women to express belief and opinion. READ MORE

  4. 9. The Stockholm Terror Attack 2017 : How Domestic and International Online News Media Framed the Act and Empowered Involved Actors

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Katja Væver Kronborg; [2018]
    Keywords : Framing; Terrorism; Media; Power; Risk Society; Media Representation;

    Abstract : The aim of this comparative study has been to identify similarities and differences in Swedish and British media’s framing and empowerment of actors in relation to the 2017 Stockholm terror attack. Theories on the risk society, framing, power and CDA have been used to create a framework that gives a deeper understanding of media’s role in framing actors and events, and how this can potentially affect the public. READ MORE

  5. 10. World Englishes in Lower Secondary School Textbooks : A comparative study between a Polish and a Swedish Textbook

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Ella Binder; [2018]
    Keywords : American English; British English; local varieties; major varieties; textbook; World Englishes;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to find out whether the authors of English textbooks in two EU countries, Poland and Sweden, view diversity and promote World Englishes in the same way or whether there are any differences. The attempt has been made to analyse reading texts in the two textbooks for teaching English as a foreign language, a Polish and a Swedish one, in order to see what different Englishes have been promoted there, and to which extent they are represented in both textbooks. READ MORE