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American presidential speeches: a frame analysis
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-20)
This master's thesis is on the topic of framing. Framing is a phenomena that can found in all use of language, mostly below the level of consciousness. Through conscious use, framing can be a potent rhetorical ...
Irish triangles - gender and nationalism in James Joyce's Ulysses
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
In the first chapter, I explore the numerous mythic and discursive formations that represented Ireland as a woman, made contemporary by the Irish Literary Revival and British caricatures, among others. Molly Bloom, though ...
Word order in Old English and Middle English subordinate clauses
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
How do textbooks in International English invite students to expand their intercultural perspectives through tasks related to texts about multiculturalism?
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-01)
The present thesis investigates tasks in textbooks in International English taught the second year at the Upper Secondary level in Norway. The study aims to investigate how tasks may teach students about culture to better ...
The Linguistic Complaint Tradition in the Internet Age
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-11)
A study of Internet blogs as a new channel for complaints about the English language
Is change necessary? A study of norms and universals in intralingual translation
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
This thesis looks at the presence of norms and translation universals in intralingual translation. The subject for the study has been the British and American editions of Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass, the final book ...
The Past is Never Lost
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Do the French like English? A Study of French Attitudes to English
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
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 ...
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 ...