"I Love Accents" - the use of accents in American sitcoms
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This thesis is concerned with the use of accents in American sitcoms. The aim of the study is to investigate if there is a systematic correlation between accent type and character type. Six sitcoms were included in the study, three old and three new. In total, 221 characters speaking a variety of English were included. The results show strong indications that in American sitcoms, accent is used to portray stereotypes.
PublisherThe University of Bergen
- English 204
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