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  1. 11. The Progressive in 19th-Century English : A Process of Integration

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Erik Smitterberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; The progressive; 19th-century English; diachronic studies; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; verb phrase; aspect; dimensions of variation; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present work is a corpus-based study of the English progressive during the 19th century. The study is based on Conce, a one-million-word corpus covering the period 1800–1900 and comprising seven genres, both speech-related and non-speech-related. LÄS MER

  2. 12. Professionally Speaking - The prosodic and discourse structure of professional monologue in English

    Detta är en avhandling från English Studies

    Författare :Bryan D C Mosey; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; paragraph; paratone; referential continuities; theme; discourse topic; fundamental frequency; finality; nucleus; accent; pause; speech-rate; tone-unit; discourse analysis; intonation; prosody; monologue; speech; spoken English; corpus; neural network; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis combines corpus-based, experimental and instrumental methods to investigate how professional speakers of English use prosody to signal important textual boundaries above the sentence level. In an initial study, prosodic features included in the transcriptions of the Spoken English Corpus, or readily derivable from these, are investigated. LÄS MER

  3. 13. English in spoken Swedish : a corpus study of two discourse domains

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Harriet Sharp; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

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  4. 14. English Colour Terms in Context

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Anders Steinvall; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; basic colour terms; elaborate colour terms; cognitive linguistics; metonymy; domain; context; markedness; figurative meaning; type modification; classifying function; vantage; reference point; attribute; entrenchment; radial category; corpus; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines usage of English colour terms in context, based on an extensive computerised text corpus, the Bank of English. It describes the ways in which English colour terms may be used to refer to nuances outside their normal area of designation and to attributes outside the colour domain. LÄS MER

  5. 15. Gender-Related Terms in English Depositions, Examinations and Journals, 1670–1720

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Sara Lilja; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :English language; adjectives; corpus linguistics; A Corpus of English Dialogues 1560–1760; demonstratives; depositions; Early Modern English; examinations; female; gender; gender-related terms; historical sociolinguistics; journals; male; Salem Witchcraft Papers; Engelska; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on gender-related terms as well as adjectives and demonstratives in connection with these terms used in texts from the period 1670–1720. The material in the study has been drawn from both English and American sources and comes from three text categories: depositions, examinations and journals. LÄS MER