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  1. 1. "Honourable" or "Highly-sexed" Adjectival Descriptions of Male and Female Characters in Victorian and Contemporary Children's Fiction

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Hanna Andersdotter Sveen; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; 19th-century English; adjectives; attributive; British National Corpus; characters; children s fiction; contemporary; corpus linguistics; description; evaluative meaning; female; gender; male; part description; predicative; semantic domains; syntactic function; Victorian; 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 corpus-based study examines adjectives and adjectival expressions used to describe characters in British children’s fiction. The focus is on diachronic variation, by comparing Victorian (19th-century) and contemporary (late 20th-century) children’s fiction, and on gender variation, by comparing the descriptions of female and male characters. LÄS MER