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Forty Rivers: Landscape and Memory in the District of Ancient Tegea
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Tigrinya Applicatives in Lexical-Functional Grammar
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-20)
The primary goal of this thesis is to describe and analyze applicative constructions in Tigrinya. An applicative construction is characterized by a verb that bears an affix for an argument that either has a semantic role ...
La polyphonie discursive: Pour un dialogisme ancré dans la langue et dans l’interaction
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-07)
The aim of the present thesis is to develop a theoretical and methodological framework for the study of polyphony in discourse, and to apply it to the analysis of a speech by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to the ...
Hedonistic Egoism – A Theory of Normative Reasons for Action
(The University of Bergen, 2011-03-11)
Translation-based Word Sense Disambiguation
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-09)
This thesis investigates the use of the translation-based Mirrors method (Dyvik, 2005, inter alia) for Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) for Norwegian. Word Sense Disambiguation is the process of determining the relevant ...
Glocalizing Catholicism Through Musical Performance: Kampala Archdiocesan Post-Primary Schools Music Festivals
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-27)
This study examines the extent to which musical performances in the Kampala Archdiocesan Post Primary Schools Music Festivals serve both global and local interests of the Catholic Church. Considering music making as ...
Complexity in Translation. An English-Norwegian Study of Two Text Types
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-04)
The present study discusses two primary research questions. Firstly, we have tried to investigate to what extent it is possible to compute the actual translation relation found in a selection of English-Norwegian parallel ...
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 ...
Finding your place: Rock art and local identity in West Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2011-08-05)
Two Narratives of Islamic Revival: Television Preaching in Egypt
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)
Since the turn of the millennium, the interplay between Islamic revivalism, economic liberalization, and new media has created a new form of popular Islamic preaching framed as television programs. From the pulpit of the ...