Essays about: "sportkommentatorer"

Found 2 essays containing the word sportkommentatorer.

  1. 1. “Beautiful Power Shield!” vs. “Explosive Superman Punch!” : A Comparative Analysis of Promotional Metadiscursive Language in eSports and Mixed Martial Arts Sports Commentaries

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Anton Gustin; [2020]
    Keywords : metadiscourse; eSports; mixed martial arts; sports; promotional language; commentary; metaphors; evaluative adjectives; metadiskurs; eSport; mixed martial arts; promotionsbefrämjande språk; kommentarer; metaforer; evaluerande adjektiv;

    Abstract : Sports commentary is an essential part of live broadcasted sports as well as eSports and is a task that requires that the caster be verbally proficient and can maintain a high tempo when speaking, especially in more fast-paced sports. This study aims to analyze this promotional language sportscasters use by approaching it from the linguistic phenomenon of metadiscourse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Bias in Sports Commentary : the CrossFit Games

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Jesper Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : CrossFit Games; gender bias; gender and language; sex differences; sports commentator; CrossFit Games; genusbias; könsskillnader; kön och språk; sportkommentatorer;

    Abstract : This paper examines the phenomenon of gender-biased language of sports commentary in the 2019 CrossFit Games. Three events from the 2019 CrossFit Games were transcribed verbatim and analyzed to answer five hypotheses relating to the overarching question of this paper; Do commentators' talks contain noticeable differences in the mentions of female and male athletes? The results of the five hypotheses were mixed; two were confirmed, two were ambiguous, and one was refuted. READ MORE