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Modern bodies. Tensions between liberation and suppression of the body in Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye to Berlin and Jean Rhys’ Good Morning, Midnight.
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-14)
This thesis explores the tensions between corporeal liberation and suppression which can be seen to play themselves out in Jean Rhys' Good Morning, Midnight and Christopher Isherwood's Goodbye to Berlin, and to relate these ...
Emotional unmasking of power relations. Instability of gender and power roles in M.G. Lewis's The Monk
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-01)
Matthew G. Lewis's gothic novel, The Monk, depicts the clerical society's moral position in the secular world. The characters live by norms which are set by society. The roles they perform function as masks which cover ...
The Past is Never Lost
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
The Impact of Text Messaging on Standard English
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-14)
Many people claim that text messaging is ruining Standard English, and that there will be a decline in literacy because of this new phenomenon with all its abbreviations and deviant spellings. My hypothesis 1 was that ...
Women for Suffrage
"It's All in de Tale": Politics of Narration in Joel Chandler Harris and Charles W. Chesnutt
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-14)
Joel Chandler Harris' and Charles W. Chesnutt's narrative politics in Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1880) and The Conjure Woman (1889) is explored in this thesis. Although the authors have been treated comparatively ...
Do the French like English? A Study of French Attitudes to English
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
The Influence of the subtitled mode on the acquisition of English vocabulary. A case study of Norwegian and Austrian students’ recollection of English vocabulary from The Simpsons movie.
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
The purpose of this master's thesis is to investigate the influence of the subtitled mode on the acquisition of English Vocabulary in two Norwegian and two Austrian secondary schools.
Collocations and Teaching: Investigating word combinations in two English textbooks for Norwegian upper secondary school students
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-20)
This master thesis is concerned with the teaching of collocations in upper secondary school level in Norway. The scope of this study is to investigate vocabulary exercises in two textbooks used for the teaching of English ...
Explorations of Gender Identity; A Study of Masculinity and Gender Predicaments in Cormac McCarthy's Suttree
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-15)
Cormac McCarthy's male-centered prose has engendered debate amongst scholars. Are his lack of female characters an expression of misogyny? And does McCarthy simply regenerate gender stereotypes? By using insights from queer ...