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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 ...
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 ...
A study of teachers' understanding of the English subject as a Bildung subject
(The University of Bergen, 2014-02-03)
The aim of the thesis has been to discover how teachers understand Bildung and raise an awareness of their understanding of English as a Bildung subject. It has also been of interest to know how the curriculum conveys ...
Omission of the primary verbs BE and HAVE in London teenage speech - a sociolinguistic study
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
"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 ...
Breaking the silence: Power relations and sexual violence in Octavia E. Butler's Kindred and Valerie Martin's Property
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-29)
Octavia E. Butler's Kindred (2003) and Valerie Martin's Property (2003) revisit slavery as a site of memory and offer alternative perspectives on America's history, which critique and complement the historical master ...
Embodiment in Cyberspace How We Conceptualise the Internet A Cognitive Linguistic Approach
(The University of Bergen, 2001)
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 ...
"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 ...