Essays about: "people languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 essays containing the words people languages.

  1. 1. Was it written for your audience? : Readability analyses of the information provided in English on a Swedish municipality’s website

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

    Author : Petra Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : readability; readability formulas; sentence structure; clauses per sentence; plain language; municipal information; English; Sweden;

    Abstract : In today’s multicultural society it is increasingly important that information is made available in a way that allows it to reach as many people as possible. The present study investigates the readability of the information provided in English on a Swedish municipality’s website. READ MORE

  2. 2. Screaming yellow: An exploratory study of how speakers gesture and speak about colour and colour theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Thit Leonora Amsen; [2019]
    Keywords : gesture; colour; abstract content; metaphor; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The abstract subject of colour is a widely studied subject in spoken languages. However, very little is known about colour in relation to gesture. A substantial part of the literature on gesture and abstract content is concerned with referential gestures and especially metaphorical mapping. READ MORE

  3. 3. AUTOMATED GENDER CLASSIFICATION IN WIKIPEDIA BIOGRAPHIESa cross-lingual comparison

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Sasha Weijand; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The written word plays an important role in the reinforcement of gender stereotypes, especially in texts of a more formal character. Wikipedia biographies have a lot of information about famous people, but do they describe men and women with different kinds of words? This thesis aims to evaluate and explore a method for gender classification of text. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hopeful or harmful literature? Teenage suicide as described in the YA novels Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher, and Looking for Alaska, by John Green

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Elin Logara; [2019]
    Keywords : Suicide in literature; Young adult novels; suicide contagion; reader response; YA; teenage suicide; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Young adult novels about suicide are questioned pieces of literature. Fears of suicide contagion and the perceived unsuitability of such narratives for adolescents lie at the centre of this conflict, which has resulted in the banning of books and other censorship moves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Jamaican Creole and Social Media: Acceptance in a postcolonial era?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Yahneake Stering; [2019]
    Keywords : Jamaica; Creole; social media; languages; postcolonialism; cultural hybridity; creolization; Jamaican Creole.;

    Abstract : As indicated by scholars dedicated to the Caribbean postcolonial realm, at the level of Celia Britton, in the postcolonial era, language continues to be a battleground for former colonial societies. As Britton argues, the colonial language has emphasized otherness within these societies and has become an avenue of social promotion for an elite group of the colonized. READ MORE