Sökning: "sociolinguistics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 147 uppsatser innehållade ordet sociolinguistics.

  1. 1. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

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

    Författare :Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Nyckelord :japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Do we even care about politeness anymore? : A mixed-methods study of societal perceptions on pragmatic competence in English

    Master-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Nellie Lindqvist; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Cross-cultural pragmatics; ELF; speech-act theory; politeness theory; sociopragmatic competence; sociolinguistics;

    Sammanfattning : Politeness is viewed as an admirable trait by most people, yet what it means to be polite is arguably a controversial issue when it comes to using English, as people of different ages, education levels, and proficiency levels use English daily, and may have different views on politeness. These observations raise questions about whether there are certain universal pragmatic rules, or if pragmatic rules are primarily language- and/or culture-specific. LÄS MER

  3. 3. En or ett, un or una? A comparative study on the assignment of grammatical gender to borrowings in Swedish and Spanish

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik

    Författare :Victor Åstrand; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Gender; grammatical gender; Swedish; Spanish; borrowings; loanwords; sociolinguistics; questionnaire; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : In recent years, experimental studies on gender assignment to borrowings in languages such as German and Dutch have observed variation in gender assignment in relation to dialectal areas, among other factors. However, many issues related to gender assignment have yet to be fully understood, and the sociolinguistic variation has not been properly investigated. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Gender differences in the usage of mild versus strong swearwords and their pre-modifying adjectives : An analysis of findings in the BNC2014

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Katerina Swensson Doschoris; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Swearing; gender differences; pre-modifying adjectives; British National Corpus; sociolinguistics;

    Sammanfattning : This essay presents a study on gender differences with a focus on mild and strong swearwords and their pre-modifying adjectives when describing a person, based on findings from the BNC2014. Previous research implies that men and women use different types of swearwords, suggesting that men tend to use stronger language than women. LÄS MER

  5. 5. "Pero tenemos diez dedos" : El albur mexicano visto desde un enfoque de género

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Författare :Isa Lundqvist; [2021]
    Nyckelord :albur; gender; pragmatic sociolinguistics; feminine language use; Mexico; albur; género; sociolingüística pragmática; habla femenina; México;

    Sammanfattning : El albur es un fenómeno lingüístico y duelo verbal de doble sentido sexual altamente asociado con la identidad y el lenguaje mexicano. El objetivo de esta tesina es explorar el albur y su relación con género, desde su concepción prehispánica hasta la actualidad, para averiguar el posible rol que pueda tener en este juego una persona de identidad de género no masculina. LÄS MER