Sökning: "American English"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 67 avhandlingar innehållade orden American English.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Detta är en avhandling från Albany, NY : University at Albany, State University of New York

    Författare :Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; [2003]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 ; Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004 ; Robert E. Lee 1918 -1994 ; Edward Abbey 1927–1989 ; Hayden Carruth 1921–2008 ; Walden; Civil Disobedience; cultural reception; cultural appropriation; literary reenactment; literary activism; intertextuality; iconography; canonization; American literature; reception theory; reader response; nature writing; political writing; literature of protest; cultural critique; biography; hagiography; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; William Ellery Channing; James Russell Lowell; Robert Louis Stevenson; Mohandas Gandhi; Henry Salt; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor Ronald A. Bosco (co-supervised by Professor Judith Johnson and Professor Judith Fetterley), Department of English, University at Albany, State University of New York. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Detta är en avhandling från Albany, NY : University at Albany, State University of New York

    Författare :Magnus Levin; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Envisioning American women : The roads to communal identity in novels by women of color

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Maria Mårdberg; [1998]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores the representation of female identity formation in ten novels, published between the late 1960s and the late 1980s, by American women of color Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Maxine Hong Kingston, Paule Marshall, Louise Meriwether, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Sarah Wright. The motivation for such a selection is based on the novels' shared formal and thematic characteristics, as well as on political affinities in the emphasis on the forces marginalizing their non-white female protagonists. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Passive voices be-, get- and prepositional passives in recent American English

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of English

    Författare :Sarah Schwarz; Merja Kytö; Christer Geisler; Anne Curzan; [2018]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; passive voice; get-passive; prepositional passive; corpus linguistics; American English; historical syntax; adversativity; situation type; thematic role; affectedness; prescriptivism; colloquialization; grammaticalization; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the thesis is to shed light on the use and development of passive voice in American English. Empirical, corpus methods are employed in order to examine the syntactic, semantic, and stylistic preferences of three English passive constructions across time and genre in American English. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Managing diversity : The anthologization of "American literature"

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Anders Olsson; [2000]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : Anthologies provide a means to define, transmit, and reproduce "American Literature. "The twovolume anthologies for courses in higher education are the objects of this study. In them "American Literature" is conventionally defined, but at the same time each new anthology on the market presents itself as different from the previous ones. LÄS MER