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"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 ...
The Savage Journey Continues: Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as a Modern American Picaresque
(The University of Bergen, 2008-12-29)
This thesis presents a reading of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as a continuation of two separate literary traditions: the picaresque genre, and that of American journey narratives. It is focused on ...
A corpus-based study on the evolution of There: Statistical analysis and cognitive interpretation
(The University of Bergen, 2010-08-28)
Britannia still rules the waves. Norwegian teachers' and students' attitudes to British English and American English
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
This MA thesis investigates Norwegian teachers' and students' attitudes toward British English and American English. To the best of my knowledge no previous language studies have been conducted on both of these groups in ...
Do the French like English? A Study of French Attitudes to English
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
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 ...
Thought Experiments: Connections between genre and feminism in Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness and Joanna Russ's The Female Man
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-01)
In this thesis, I show how the two novels The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. Le Guin, and The Female Man, by Joanna Russ, make use of the transformativity of speculative fiction in order to explore sex/gender. ...
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.
The use of accents in Disney's animated feature films 1995-2009: a sociolinguistic study of the good, the bad and the foreign
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
This thesis is a study of the use of accents in eighteen of Disney's animated feature films released in the years 1995-2009. Building on Rosina Lippi-Green's study from 1997, the present thesis aims to investigate whether ...