Essays about: "language and thought"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the words language and thought.

  1. 1. Construal of motion events and linguistic relativity: Comparing German and Spanish speakers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Laura Rebecca Dominique Timm; [2022]
    Keywords : aspect; boundedness; cognitive semiotics; construal; linguistic relativity; motion events; phenomenology; Semiotic Hierarchy; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates a possible influence of language on thought in the domain of motion event descriptions using a cognitive-semiotic framework. Previous studies (e.g., von Stutterheim et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. Representations of gender in Wuthering Heights : An analysis of Masculinity and femininity and women as the abject

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Saga Vindelhag; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminist Literatur analys; Feminist litteraturs analysis. Wuthering Heights; female authors;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to analyse gender representations in Wuthering Heights byusing French literary criticism. French literary critics thought that the language ofliterature was predominantly phallocentric as male authors, who helped shape thatlanguage, dominated it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivation among high and low achievers in English : A qualitative study of students’ motivational orientation in an upper-secondary school in Sweden

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Bian Solmaz; [2022]
    Keywords : Motivation; integrative; instrumental; orientations; L2 English; education; thematic analysis; interviews; upper-secondary school; Sweden; achievement;

    Abstract : The aim of this degree project was to identify motivational orientations among upper-secondary school students in grade 12. A qualitative approach, namely analysis of interviews, was used to explore six participants’ views on and reasons for learning the English language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who can “I” or “we” be without Gender? An online ethnographic study to understand identity inside the alchemy of agender

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Felicity Markdal; [2022]
    Keywords : Agender; Non-binary; Phenomenology; Genderqueer; Alchemy; Eidetic reduction; Queer theory; Husserl; Braidotti; Irigaray;

    Abstract : This research is a curiosity for the spaces outside the gender binary, the spaces where an “I” and a “we” could manifest unencumbered by this hierarchical binary[1]. The binary is often in gender research considered a system of understanding sexed peoples in this world based on their differential position in relation to one another. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Reviewing Peer Review” : Four English Teachers’ Perceptions on the Efficiency of Peer Review to Improve Student Writing in the ESL Classroom

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Julia Hallbäck; [2022]
    Keywords : Peer review; peer evaluation; ESL writing; teacher attitudes; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay aims to investigate four upper secondary school teachers’ perceptions of the use of peer review in English language teaching through a qualitative study. The theoretical framework of this essay includes both sociocultural theory and process theory of writing. READ MORE