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  1. 1. Tudor and Stuart England and the Significance of Adjectives : A Corpus Analysis of Adjectival Modification, Gender Perspectives and Mutual Information Regarding Titles of Social Rank Used in Tudor and Stuart England

    Kandidat-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Niclas Vikström; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Historical sociolinguistics; corpus linguistics; variationist theory; Renaissance English; Late Middle and Early Modern English; titles of social rank; Tudor and Stuart England; the Corpus of Early English Correspondence Sampler CEECS ; adjectival modification; semantic domains; collocations; type token ratios; gender; mutual information.;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present study has been to investigate how titles of social rank used in Tudor and Stuart England are modified by attributive adjectives in pre-adjacent position and the implications that become possible to observe. Using the Corpus of Early English Correspondence Sampler (CEECS) the present work set out to examine adjectival modification, gender perspectives and MI (Mutual Information) scores in order to gain a deeper understanding of how and why titles were modified in certain ways. LÄS MER