sh.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Lexis, Discourse Prosodies and the Taking of Stance: A Corpus Study of the Meaning of ‘Self-proclaimed’
Södertörn University College, School of Culture and Communication.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study is concerned with the description of the semantic and pragmatic characteristics of the attributive adjective self-proclaimed, employing corpus-linguistic methodology to explore its meaning from user-based data. The initial query provided the material from which a lexical pro-file of the target word was constructed, systematically describing collocational data, semantic preferences, semantic associations and discourse prosodies. Qualitative analysis of sample con-cordances illustrated the role of the target word in expressing different kinds of meaning-bearing stances. The results demonstrate the importance of context and communicative functionality as constraints determining meaning, determining the discourse prosodies of self-proclaimed as one of either negation; accepted-positive and accepted-negative. Further, the analysis of self-proclaimed as a stance marker indicates the linking evaluative meanings of extended lexical units to the project of linguistic description of intersubjective stancetaking as a possibly fruitful venue for research

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 43 p.
Keyword [en]
self-proclaimed, corpus linguistics, pragmatics, semantics, extended lexical unit, discourse prosody, stance, intersubjectivity
National Category
Language Technology (Computational Linguistics) Specific Languages
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-9551OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-9551DiVA: diva2:427506
Subject / course
English
Uppsok
Humanities, Theology
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2011-06-28 Created: 2011-06-28 Last updated: 2011-06-28Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Lexis, Discourse Prosodies and the Taking of Stance: A Corpus Study of the Meaning of ‘Self-proclaimed’(615 kB)709 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 615 kBChecksum SHA-512
cc8b82558169f9cb3c06551cfa30cbcd19b77e0ef30cb85d24a33f5f104b4a6d5e528b29ce365373ae96ff4d50543c834858a08a3034d02534b194d1b7db8c0a
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf
bilaga(347 kB)121 downloads
File information
File name ATTACHMENT01.pdfFile size 347 kBChecksum SHA-512
68d954547604c46b7d44459ad5a4c547d3359930886e22f7597ba3e561685c0b7393f21c3ba46a94cb4d977adcc4964fd80fa3bf9e43c232440f20415e203d5d
Type attachmentMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Altemark, Mikael
By organisation
School of Culture and Communication
Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)Specific Languages

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 709 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 545 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf