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Phonological variation and change in Sheffield English
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-14)
This master's thesis is concerned with investigating variation and change in the urban accent of Sheffield. The main aim is to see whether the Sheffield accent is levelling towards a southern pronunciation by looking ...
Expertise without Deliberate Practice? The Case of Simultaneous Interpreters
(EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2013)
Deliberate practice (Ericsson 2007) is a type of focused, goal-oriented practice that is part of the process of developing expertise. A less explored area in interpreting research, deliberate practice is a construct that ...
The Reinvention of the Original: The Self-Translations of María Luisa Bombal and Rosario Ferré
(The University of Bergen, 2014-01-31)
Third Time's the Charm: Revisions in Frances Hodgson Burnett's Story of Sara Crewe
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-14)
This Master's thesis examines Frances Hodgson Burnett's three versions of the story of Sara Crewe. The story was published as a novella, a play and a novel; Sara Crewe: Or What Happened at Miss Minchin's, The Little ...
La minoranza linguistica storica italiana dell'Istria croata. Uno sguardo sociolinguistico alla comunità autoctona alloglotta istriana e alle problematiche dell'essere italiani in Istria oggi.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-03)
Alla fine della Seconda guerra mondiale l'Istria, che era precedentemente l'estrema regione nord-orientale italiana, venne annessa alla neoformata Repubblica Federale di Jugoslavia. Molto rapidamente la maggioranza della ...
S'effacer devant l'autre : la constitution du sujet dans Le Chercheur d'or de J.M.G. Le Clézio
(The University of Bergen, 2010-08-30)
Denne oppgaven tar for seg hvordan jeget i J. M. G. Le Clézios roman Le Chercheur d'or blir til som et subjekt i møtet med den andre. Jeg nærmer meg dette emnet gjennom en narrativ og en tematisk analyse, og for å ...
"That something better ought to come". Structure and canon formation in British literary history
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Literary historiography may, among other things, mean the study of how literary history is written. Taking as my departurepoint Hayden White's claim that history is fictional as well as factual, and that writing history ...
Creencias y actitudes lingüísticas acerca de las formas de tratamiento en Nicaragua
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-01)
The aim of this study is to describe and interpret the attitudes of Nicaraguans towards the use of the pronouns of address, based on a mentalist theory of language attitudes study. To reveal the attitudes, I present a ...
"One of these misty halos". Joseph Conrad and the Subversion of the Adventure Story
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-20)
This thesis explores how the destabilization and subversion of the traditional adventure story genre in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1899) and Lord Jim (1900) provide a critique of imperialism from within. Through ...
Face Up and Sing': Nonconformity, Bisexual Consciousness and Transversity in the Work of Ani DiFranco
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-11)
The thesis focuses on how and where Ani DiFranco can be situated in the context of American nonconformity, how third wave feminism and ideas around sexuality has shaped her subjective conceptual frame, and how her work can ...