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Inexpression: Desire and language in Samuel Beckett's short prose
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-22)
This thesis examines expressions of lack and desire in three of Samuel Beckett's early texts. This examination is grounded in Beckett's artistic ideal, which states that artistic expression is doomed to fail.
A study of teachers' understanding of the English subject as a Bildung subject
(The University of Bergen, 2014-02-03)
The aim of the thesis has been to discover how teachers understand Bildung and raise an awareness of their understanding of English as a Bildung subject. It has also been of interest to know how the curriculum conveys ...
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 ...
Adapted Education in English. A Study of EFL Classroom Experiences from a Learner Perspective
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
Adapted education is a concept which over recent years has received gradually more attention in Norway. Facilitating adapted education towards both individual learners and classes is definitely a teacher challenge. Being ...
Between here and there: aspects of the diasporic experience in the brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Through this exploration of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao I demonstrate how Díaz' narrative conveys the immigrant experience in a true" form through fiction. As the cultural framework we encounter in the novel is ...
Omission of the primary verbs BE and HAVE in London teenage speech - a sociolinguistic study
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
Grammar Teaching in the EFL Classroom: An Analysis of Grammar Tasks in Three Textbooks
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
The aim of this thesis is to examine the grammar tasks in three EFL textbooks. Despite other tools available, the textbook remains an important instructional medium in the classroom. There are several reasons for analysing ...
Do the French like English? A Study of French Attitudes to English
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
A corpus-based study on the evolution of There: Statistical analysis and cognitive interpretation
(The University of Bergen, 2010-08-28)
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 ...