The Linguistic Landscape Of A Cambodia Town In Lowell, Massachusetts, 2018 Purdue University
The Linguistic Landscape Of A Cambodia Town In Lowell, Massachusetts, Virak Chan
Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement
This research was conducted in a Cambodian community recently recognized as the second Cambodia Town in the U.S, which is new to the linguistic landscape research community. Data for this research were 279 photos collected in Lowell, MA during August of 2013. They were collected from two important main streets (Westford Street and Branch Street) that house many Cambodian businesses. The site for this data collection was purposefully selected because it is located in the heart of the Cambodia Town with many Cambodian businesses and offices. All the photos were entered into and coded with NVivo 10. Findings were ...
Worlds With Words: Discourse And Frame Analysis Of Performance Storytelling, 2018 East Tennessee State University
Worlds With Words: Discourse And Frame Analysis Of Performance Storytelling, Chelise Fox
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
In this thesis, I explore how performance storytellers create intense focus on imaginal realities through language—a phenomenon sometimes called “transport” or “realm-shift.” To this end, recordings of performances by two professional storytellers were transcribed and examined through the lens of frame theory and discourse analysis. Examination of these transcripts shows that storytellers employ clusters of linguistic involvement strategies around frame transitions, facilitating realm-shift. Additionally, it shows that throughout a telling, tellers shape discourse around frame shifts that draw attention to significant elements, particularly those that establish a story’s relevance to the occasion of its telling and those that ...
What Did God Say? A Critical Analysis Of Dynamic Equivalence Theory, 2018 Cedarville University
What Did God Say? A Critical Analysis Of Dynamic Equivalence Theory, Katelyn R. Fisher
Linguistics Senior Research Projects
This paper is a critical analysis of Eugene A. Nida’s theory of dynamic equivalence as it relates to Bible translation, largely through a comparative study of select passages from the biblical genres of poetry, proverbs, and Pauline epistles. In addition, a brief survey distributed to 72 students at Cedarville University provides both qualitative and quantitative data regarding which English Bible version they prefer and why. Identifying Nida’s contributions to translation studies and analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of his theory in practice serves to provide implications for believers who are seeking to discern which English version is the ...
Ethnolinguistic Convergence And Divergence Within Dyadic Communication, 2018 Harding University
Ethnolinguistic Convergence And Divergence Within Dyadic Communication, Anna E. Pitman
Honors College Research
This study investigated just one dependent variable within communication: ethnicity. Ethnicity often influences language. The study examined interethnic communication behaviors through the lens of the Communication Accommodation Theory (CAT), as influenced by one of its offshoots, Ethnolinguistic Identity Theory (ELIT). Communication within CAT is given one of three labels—convergence, divergence, and maintenance. The study included four students at Harding University: two African American females, one Hispanic American female, and one Caucasian American female. The primary participant, an African American woman, had a recorded 20 minute conversation with each of the other three participants. Discussion questions provided were formulated to ...
Hand Annotation And Reliability: Corpus Linguistic Approaches To Teaching And Studying Writing, 2018 Texas A&M University School of Law
Hand Annotation And Reliability: Corpus Linguistic Approaches To Teaching And Studying Writing, Brian Larson
The Walking Dead Genealogy: Unsubstantiated Criticisms Of Qualitative Data Analysis Software (Qdas) And The Failure To Put Them To Rest, Kristi Jackson, Trena Paulus, Nicholas H. Woolf
The Qualitative Report
The authors conduct an exposé on the deterministic denunciations of Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS) and how citation errors keep these criticisms alive. They use a zombie metaphor to describe more than two decades of battling these seemingly mindless assessments of QDAS that keep coming –despite their decay – and simply will not die. Focusing exclusively on the criticism of separation/distancing, which alleges that the computer and the software interfere with the researcher’s familiarity with the data, the authors trace one current strand of this criticism through a literature genealogy. Three citation errors (half-truth, proxy, and hearsay) are identified ...
Deinstitutionalization Of Bulgarian Orphanages: Examining Caregiver Discourses On The Changing Reforms, 2018 The University of San Francisco
Deinstitutionalization Of Bulgarian Orphanages: Examining Caregiver Discourses On The Changing Reforms, Sophia Page
Undergraduate Honors Theses
The housing of orphaned children in institutions has been common practice in Bulgaria. The post-communist era ushered in reforms to the orphan care system, under the guidance of the state and the international community. This has shifted care for orphaned children from institutions to alternative care in family-type settings, under a process referred to as deinstitutionalization. These reforms are believed to benefit a child’s development and well-being. New questions arise surrounding the role of the caregiver in implementing these reforms in their care practice, chiefly how caregivers strive to integrate the children into society while facing the persisting limitations ...
Language, Literacy, And Conscientização In American Public Schools, 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University
Language, Literacy, And Conscientização In American Public Schools, Julie Ward
Theses and Dissertations
Language, Literacy, and Conscientização in American Public Schools synthesizes poststructural language theory to critique literacy teaching and assessment norms in American public schools in order to theorize a pedagogy of racial and economic justice that embraces globalization and immigration. Chapter I creates a theoretical framework for language that rests firmly on both Lev Vygotsky’s and Jacques Lacan’s sociohistorical approach to language acquisition and language use. Mikhail Bakhtin’s work demonstrates the heteroglossic nature of discourse, while Antonio Gramsci politicizes this framework through an understanding of hegemony. Chapter II sketches ethnographic research on teaching practices of various American communities ...
Bursting The Filter Bubble: Information Literacy And Questions Of Valuation, Navigation, And Control In A Digital Landscape, 2018 University of Central Florida
Bursting The Filter Bubble: Information Literacy And Questions Of Valuation, Navigation, And Control In A Digital Landscape, Komysha Hassan
Honors in the Major Theses
The evolution of social media platforms and other public forums in the digital realm has created an explosion of user-generated content and data as a component of the already content-saturated digital landscape. The distributed, horizontal nature of the internet as a platform makes it difficult to ascertain value and differentiate between texts of varying validity, bias, and purpose. In addition, the internet is not an inanimate interface. As Pariser (2011) argues, content aggregators, such as Google, actively filter, personalize, and therefore limit each individual's access to information, in both range and type. This has created a crisis of information ...
#Hashtags: A Look At The Evaluative Roles Of Hashtags On Twitter, 2018 University of Kentucky
#Hashtags: A Look At The Evaluative Roles Of Hashtags On Twitter, Leah Rose Schaede
Theses and Dissertations--Linguistics
Social media has become a large part of today’s pop culture and keeping up with what is going on not only in our social circles, but around the world. It has given many a platform to unite their causes, build fandoms, and share their commentary with the world. A tool in helping group posts together or give commentary on a thought is the hashtag. In this paper I explore the evaluative roles of hashtags in social media discourse, specifically on Twitter. I use a sample of randomly selected tweets from the Twitter API stream I collected and compiled myself ...
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, The Linguistic Individual, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, The Linguistic Individual, Barbara Johnstone
Miscellaneous Reviews Of Book Chapters By Barbara Johnstone In Edited Volumes., 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Miscellaneous Reviews Of Book Chapters By Barbara Johnstone In Edited Volumes., Barbara Johnstone
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, Discourse Analysis, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, Discourse Analysis, Barbara Johnstone
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, Repetition In Arabic Discourse, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone, Repetition In Arabic Discourse, Barbara Johnstone
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone (Ed.), Repetition In Discourse: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Reviews Of Barbara Johnstone (Ed.), Repetition In Discourse: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Barbara Johnstone
Introduction To Discourse, Structure And Linguistic Choice By T. Price Caldwell, 2017 University of Western Ontario
Introduction To Discourse, Structure And Linguistic Choice By T. Price Caldwell, Robert J. Stainton
Robert J. Stainton
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Aproximación Teórica A La Evolución Disciplinaria Y Temática En La Historia Del Análisis Del Discurso, 2017 CUNY New York City College of Technology
Aproximación Teórica A La Evolución Disciplinaria Y Temática En La Historia Del Análisis Del Discurso, David Sánchez-Jiménez
Publications and Research
En este artículo explicativo se llevará a cabo una revisión de las diferentes contribuciones que desde diversas líneas disciplinares han venido completando la transformación de la disciplina del análisis del discurso a lo largo de su historia. Estas aportaciones han permitido modificar el concepto que sobre el mismo se tenía en diversas etapas de su desarrollo con el fin de ampliarlo, teniendo en cuenta en cada una de ellas distintos aspectos de la organización discursiva y retórica de los elementos lingüísticos que conforman los textos orales y escritos, así como las implicaciones cognitivas y pragmáticas del lenguaje en la ...
Mechanisms And Implications Of Identity Hybridization In Online Advertorials, 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Mechanisms And Implications Of Identity Hybridization In Online Advertorials, Christopher Lee Borntrager
Theses and Dissertations
This study analyzes the ways corporate-sponsored image advertorials published in online platforms construct identities for their sponsor. By analyzing 6 advertorials from The Guardian Online as well as a user comment thread on the same website using critical linguistic analysis and conversation analysis, respectively, this study suggests that the identities constructed in corporate-sponsored advertorials are a hybridized form, claiming both the goals of a corporation and the social legitimacy of a professional activist. To construct these hybrid identities, the advertorials in this sampling used specific linguistic strategies to demonstrate agency with regard to a specific social issue while seeming to ...
America’S Most Consequential Racial Divide, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
America’S Most Consequential Racial Divide, Adam Hodges
Adam W. Hodges
Adverbial Clauses And Speaker And Interlocutor Gender In Shakespeare’S Plays, 2017 East Tennessee State University