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  1. 1. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM.A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries

    Magister-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Författare :Åberg Albin; [2021-10-12]
    Nyckelord :;

    Sammanfattning : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of textsgathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company,website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo vanLeeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoreticalframework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. LÄS MER

  2. 2. LIFE IN ISOLATION - A Corpus-Based Study of the Use of the Word Element Iso during the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Tove Nilsson; [2021-10-04]
    Nyckelord :English; blending; clipping; compounding; coronavirus corpus; Covid-19; English word-formation; neologisms; semantics; vocabulary;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present study is to investigate frequencies and semantic usages of the word element iso in a corpus of newspapers and magazines related to COVID-19, the so called the Coronavirus Corpus. The coronavirus pandemic has led to many new words and expressions and it is thus of interest to examine how often such neologisms are used, as well as what they might communicate semantically. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Nominaliseringar i inlärarsvenska. en korpusanalys av affixanvändning i inlärares skriftliga produktion, kursböcker i svenska som andraspråk och modersmålstalares skrivna svenska

    Magister-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för svenska språket

    Författare :Kristoffer Holmquist; [2021-08-16]
    Nyckelord :suffix; avledning; nominalisering; inlärarspråk; inlärarkorpusforskning;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the development of nominalizations among adult L2 learners of Swedish. Use of derivational suffixes “-het”, “-skap” and “-(ing)” as well as their occurrence in various distinct nominalizations was tested in L2 learner essays (N=339) graded at CEFR levels A1–C2, and compared with corresponding frequencies in a corpus of textbooks in Swedish as a Second Language, as well as with texts belonging to mixed genres and produced by L1 speakers of Swedish. LÄS MER

  4. 4. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Nyckelord :Video games; Women in games;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Gender differences in usage of bitch and cunt across time : An analysis of findings in the BNC1994 and the BNC2014

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Josefina Siikavaara; [2021]
    Nyckelord :swearing; taboo language; bitch; cunt; gender differences; age differences; British National Corpus; linguistics;

    Sammanfattning : This essay presents a study on gender differences with a focus on swearing and taboo language, based on findings from the BNC1994 and the BNC2014. Bitch and cunt are two words that are linked to the female gender, but previous research has shown that they are used differently by men and women. LÄS MER