Sökning: "syntactic function"

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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

  2. 2. Noun Phrases in British Travel Texts : A Corpus-Based Study

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Tore Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; noun phrase NP ; premodification; postmodification; simple; complex; NP head; NP function; 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 is a corpus-based investigation of the structure and variation of noun phrases in three types of British texts on tourism and travel. Based on their publishing formats, the corpus texts are divided into three Text categories: tourist brochures, newspaper feature articles dealing with travel and tourism, and travel guides. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Syntactic variation in English quantified noun phrases with all, whole, both and half

    Detta är en avhandling från Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Författare :Maria Estling; Maria Estling Vannestål; Växjö universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; syntactic variation; quantifiers; all; whole; both; half; linguistic factors; British English; American English; Australian English; grammaticalisation; totality; corpus; newspaper corpus; English; Engelsk språkvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present study is to investigate syntactic variation in certain Present-day English noun phrase types including the quantifiers all, whole, both and half (e.g. a half hour vs. half an hour). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Latvian declinable and indeclinable participles : their syntactic function, frequency and modality : a synchronic study based on Latvian fiction of the 1960s and 1970s

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell international

    Författare :Aleksandra Eiche; Stockholms universitet.; [1983]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  5. 5. Case in Icelandic : A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

    Detta är en avhandling från Scandinavian Languages

    Författare :Johanna Barddal; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; Development of th; Scandinavian Linguistics; Spoken vs. Written Icelandic; Usage-based Model; Construction Grammar; Borrowings; Neologism; Type Frequency; Productivity; Argument Structure; Thematic Roles; Syntactic functions; Icelandic; Morphological Case; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the question of what the function of morphological case is in Icelandic. The working hypotheses of this book is that morphological case is a multifunctional category. LÄS MER