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Harry Potter and the different accents. A sociolinguistic study of language attitudes in Harry
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
This MA Thesis deals with the aspect of language attitudes portrayed in popular media, more specifically in Harry Potter and Game of Thrones. The main aim is to see whether there is a systematic correlation between character ...
David Malouf's "Remembering Babylon" and "An Imaginary Life:" Identity Processes in the Postcolonial Borderland
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-13)
This thesis discusses David Malouf's two novels Remembering Babylon and An Imaginary Life and how they represent the meeting between self and other in the postcolonial borderland. By linking postcolonial theory and border ...
Word order patterns in Old and Middle English. A syntactic and pragmatic study.
(The University of Bergen, 2001-03-16)
Promoting Intercultural Competence in a Multicultural Classroom
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
This thesis is a study of a multicultural classroom and what the foci of English as a foreign language are. Furthermore, it focuses on how intercultural competence could be promoted.
Mistaken charity? The individual in a social context in Edith Wharton's Summer
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-16)
This thesis explores the individual in society through the lens of ideology, naturalism and literary imagery in "Summer".
"Some Collaboration Has to Take Place in the Mind": Androgyny and Creative Dialogue in Three Works by Virginia Woolf
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-20)
This thesis explores Virginia Woolf's concept of creative androgyny as it is conveyed in three of her works: A Room of One's Own, Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse. My reading explores the 'androgynous vision' from a ...
Questions of Culture and Context in English Language Textbooks A Study of Textbooks for the Teaching of English in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2007-10-19)
A study of empty referential pronominal subjects in old english
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-01)
This master thesis is concerned with empty referential pronominal subjects in Old English prose. The study has investigated 450 occurrences of subjectless" sentences taken from a corpus consisting of eleven Old English ...
World of speechcraft: accent use and stereotyping in computer games
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-21)
Denne studien omhandler dialektbruk ('accent') i dataspill. Nærmere bestemt, etterforsker den om det er en sammenheng mellom egenskapene til spillkarakterer og den dialekten de snakker. Studien er inspirert av Rosina ...
Embodiment in Cyberspace How We Conceptualise the Internet A Cognitive Linguistic Approach
(The University of Bergen, 2001)