Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1823 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. CLAIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION Analyzing the understandings behind migration policy in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Peter Eleveld; [2019-01-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to uncover how, through the common discourse, human rights violations occur in the European Union when it claims to protect and promote human rights. More specifically the question is asked in what way different understandings on human rights and sovereignty as they are held by the European Commission influence the discourse on migration in the EU. READ MORE

  2. 2. “CRISIS AND CRISIS FOR WHOM?” - A critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and British editorials framed the refugee crisis during the autumn of 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Vikström; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : Refugee crisis; Crisis; Editorials; Sweden; The UK; Framing Theory and Securitization Theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aims to conduct a critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and Britisheditorials covered the so-called "refugee crisis" during the autumn of 2015, specifically from Aug 1to Dec 31 st. The overall aim is to investigate the discursive construction of the crisis, which entailsinvestigating how the editorials framed the “crisis” and in what way it is a crisis: how the term wasconceptualised. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neural Language Models with Explicit Coreference Decision

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Jenny Kunz; [2019]
    Keywords : Coreference; Reference; Entity; Language Models; LM; Neural Networks; RNN; Attention; Deep Learning;

    Abstract : Coreference is an important and frequent concept in any form of discourse, and Coreference Resolution (CR) a widely used task in Natural Language Understanding (NLU). In this thesis, we implement and explore two recent models that include the concept of coreference in Recurrent Neural Network (RNN)-based Language Models (LM). READ MORE

  5. 5. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

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

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE