Essays about: "metaphors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 essays containing the word metaphors.

  1. 1. Problems of Positioning. A qualitative study of narratives in a debate

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Maja Östling; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : positioning; diffraction; affect; citation; Sara Edenheim; Nina Lykke; Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap; autoethnography;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore how positions of oneself and others are constructed in a debate,how these positions also construct the debate, and how this could have performative effectson the reader. The particular debate analyzed here is one between Sara Edenheim and NinaLykke, and published in Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap in 2010-2013. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing smart call forwarding: creating a new type of product

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Sebastian Karabeleski; Oscar Sigurdsson; [2019]
    Keywords : user centered design; creating a new type of product; new type of product; new; designing; smart call forwarding; call forwarding; UCD; designing product; search test; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : One of the difficulties in designing new products is the absence of already tried metaphors, designs or ways to talk about the system. This thesis focuses on methods and practises one could potentially use when designing something new - and if there are any challenges one need to aware of as a designer of such a system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metaphors and their Making: Bodily, conventionally and contextually motivated metaphors in inter- and intra-generational conversations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Björn Torstensson; [2019]
    Keywords : cognitive semiotics; iconicity; Motivation and Sedimentation Model; conventionality; embodiment; metaphor identification; signs; polysemy; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis examines and compares spontaneous metaphor usage in conversations within and between generations. It investigates to what extent they can be seen as motivated by bodily, conventional and situated factors with the help of the Motivation and Sedimentation Model (MSM), which operates with these three levels of meaning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Are metaphors worth teaching? : A study about the relation between the use of metaphors in L2 writing and high grades in the National test of English for year 9 in the compulsory education in Sweden.

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Pedagogik, språk och Ämnesdidaktik

    Author : Adriana Sturesson; [2019]
    Keywords : metaphors; writitng; national tests; MIP; EFL; L2;

    Abstract : The present study offers an initial exploration of the implications of metaphoric competence in L2 writing in the Swedish educational context. Metaphors from a cognitive perspective, are a core part of our daily lives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Walking and Wandering among Mountains and Monsters : A study of metaphors and lexical variation in translation in a text about the Lake District

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Carol Turner; [2019]
    Keywords : English; lexicalised metaphors; lexical variation; metaphor; metaphorical concepts; novel metaphors; structural analysis;

    Abstract : This essay studies the translation of metaphorical concepts and lexical variation in relation to walking in a text about hiking in the Lake District. These two linguistic features are deemed to be important in fulfilling the communicative intention of the source text and the aim of the essay is to investigate to what extent these two linguistic features have been retained translation and what motivates different translation strategies. READ MORE