Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 147 avhandlingar innehållade ordet embodiment.
Sammanfattning : What does it mean to know a language? How do children acquire language, seemingly spontaneously? How is intersubjective linguistic meaning made possible? How are people able to understand utterances which they have not heard before? General questions such as these are of primal concern for modem theoretical linguistics. At the same time the dominant theoretical approach to answering them, generativism, has given rise to persistent anomalies and confusions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation explores the structure and functions of embodied metaphors in Dylan Thomas’s (1914–1953) works. It aims to show that embodiment defines Thomas’s writing both stylistically and thematically, and that Thomas’s body metaphors are essentially founded on the biblical myths of creation and the Fall. LÄS MER
4. Singing the body electric : Understanding the role of embodiment in performing and composing interactive music
Sammanfattning : Almost since the birth of electronic music, composers have been fascinated by the prospect of integrating the human voice with its expressiveness and complexity into electronic musical works. This thesis addresses how performing with responsive technologies in mixed works, i.e. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how very young children (1-3 years) organize participation during naptime, a recurrent activity of everyday life in preschools. Focus is on how these children practice their social and cultural understandings of the local order and thus establish various local orders as part of how they shape their peer cultures and the routines of the naptime. LÄS MER