Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade ordet puns.
Sammanfattning : Language-play can briefly be described as the wilful manipulation of the peculiarities of a linguistic system in a way that draws attention to these peculiarities themselves, thereby causing a communicative and cognitive effect that goes beyond the conveyance of propositional meaning. Among the various phenomena answering this description are the different kinds of puns, but also more strictly form-based manipulations such as rhymes and alliteration, in addition to a host of other, sometimes even fuzzier, subcategories. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this dissertation is to understand the relation between a given literary work and the specific historical conditions under which it was written. Here, the conditions are those generated by World War II, the threats of Nazism, and the neutrality of Sweden, materialized as restrictions on the freedom of speech and press in Sweden during the war. LÄS MER
3. Tvärsöver otysta tider: Att skriva genom Västerbottens och New Englands historier och språk tillsammans med texter av Susan Howe / Across Unquiet Times: Writing Through the Histories and Languages of Västerbotten and New England in the Company of Works by Susan Howe
Sammanfattning : Tvärsöver otysta tider / Across Unquiet Times is a dissertation within the field of literary composition. It is an investigation of the histories and languages of Västerbotten, in the north of Sweden, and New England, in the northeastern United States, with and through the writing of the poet and literary scholar Susan Howe. LÄS MER
4. Idioms Unlimited. A study of non-canonical forms of English verbal idioms in the British National Corpus
Sammanfattning : The study is a corpus-based investigation of the semantic, lexical, and grammatical flexibility of English verbal idioms, focusing on qualitative analyses of examples of current British English usage. 300 verbal idioms - i.e. idioms that consist of a verb and a complement, e. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with Lennart Hellsing's works, and especially his texts for small children, from 1945 to 2000. In an introductory survey the oral transmission of literature is discussed in relation to orality and literacy. The presupposition is that there are similarities between oral culture and texts for the very young. LÄS MER