Essays about: "short story"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 essays containing the words short story.

  1. 1. Nog är ju viktigt : The role of modal particles nog and ju in responsibility attribution in L1 and L2 speakers

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Pia Järnefelt; [2019]
    Keywords : modal particles; linguistic cues; responsibility attribution; self-paced reading; L1 transfer; L2 acquisition; ju; nog;

    Abstract : The present study investigates whether advanced adult L2 speakers comprehend the subtle linguistic cues that modal particles entail and seek to find if modal particles affect them in their responsibility attribution. Two groups of advanced L2 speakers of Swedish were tested; one group of L1 German speakers and one group of L1 English speakers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dalit Literature and Experience A Journey towards Empathy : Character portrayals in short stories of Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Dymén; [2019]
    Keywords : Dalit; Dalit Literature; Dalit Consciousness; change of heart; experience; empathy; sympathy; caste-system in India; casteism; short story; character analysis; Jayprakash Kardam; Ajay Navaria; Hindi literature; Dalit cetnā; hṛday parivartan; anubhūti; samānubhūti; sahānubhūti;

    Abstract : During the last decades, a Hindi Dalit literary movement has emerged in North India. This essay is a study and comparison on character portrayals in short stories by two authors from this movement, Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Copenhill Crisis. The Dark Side of Planning The Greenest Waste-fired Power Plant Ever Seen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ulrik Kohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban politics; power plant; neoliberal planning; iconicity; city marketing; sustainable energy; waste-to-energy; dark side of planning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the making of a power plant. It sheds light on how neoliberal ideas shape large public investments in sustainable energy infrastructure. It tells the story of how the City of Copenhagen decided to build what was claimed to be the greenest waste-fired power plant in the world: Copenhill. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experimenting with picture-based methods for semantic fieldwork: A case study on quantity superlatives in Persian

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

    Author : Golsa Nouri-Hosseini; [2018-11-14]
    Keywords : picture-based methods; semantic fieldwork; superlatives; Persian;

    Abstract : This work (a) presents a novel questionnaire for eliciting comparatives and superlatives of quality and quantity; (b) suggests guidelines for creating visual elicitation stimuli, as well as practical implications for semantic fieldworkers; (c) reports on a case study comparing two visual elicitation methods in semantic fieldwork, storyboards and picture-aided translation, showing that picture-aided translation might work better than storyboards for some purposes; (d) reports the results of comparing two different stories (the ‘What Matters’ story, developed in the project, and the ‘Bake-off’ story from Totem Field Storyboards) in semantic fieldwork; and (e) presents results of studying the morphosyntactic strategies for expressing superlatives of quantity and quality, comparatives, definiteness, and absolute, relative and proportional readings in Persian.Storyboards are a series of pictures which tell a story, and the participants are invited to tell the story in their native language, based on the pictures. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE WATCHING DOG The Animal Gaze in Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Amanda Flinck; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : Jack London; To Build a Fire; animals; the animal gaze;

    Abstract : This essay examines the role of the nameless dog in Jack London’s 1908 short story “To Build a Fire”. While it is a story previously studied for its naturalist and determinist themes, this essay turns the spotlight onto the dog as a significant character that should not be overlooked in readings of the story. READ MORE