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Examination questions14.892 Words / ~49 pages “Stylistics” an Introduction Contents 1. Stylistics as a linguistic discipline 2. The notion of style 3. Stylistic markedness (SM) 4. Expressivenes­s, imagery, emotiveness, intensity. 5. Variation. 6. Expressive means (EM) and stylistic devices (SD) 7. Spoken and written English. 8. The notion of stylistic function 9. Metaphor as a stylistic device. 10. Metonymy as a stylistic device 11. Epithet as a stylistic device. 12. Stylistic devices of zeugma and pun. 13. Antonomasia and oxymoron as stylistic devices. 14. Stylistic devices of simile and hyperbole. 15. Periphrasis and euphemism 16. Allusion and decompozition of set phrase. 17. Inversion and chiasmus 18. Repetition 19. Detached structures, climax. 20. Ellipsis, aposiopesis, question-in-t­he-na­rrat­ive. 21. Asyndeton, polysyndeton, gap-sentance link.…[show more]
Bachelor thesis11.007 Words / ~36 pages Analysis of idioms of colour in the English language Contens of the course paper- Introduction.­.....­....­........ Chapter 1..(theory)..­.....­....­...... §1.. phraseology as a branch of linguistics .. §2...approach­es to the definition of an idiom........­.....­....­. §3... Features of idioms .............­. §4...... Influence of belonging to a nation and a culture on colour interpretatio­n....­....­.. §5.... Description of emotions, evoked by colours......­.. Chapter 2...(analytic­al part )............­..... §............­....­. §............­....­... §............­....­.... Conclusion The list of references- Baker, M. In Other Words. Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English Moon, R Fixed Expressions and Idioms in English: a Corpus-Based Approach. Jackson, H. 1988. Words…[show more]
Homework648 Words / ~ pages Grammatical means of expressing emphasis in oral and written texts. Grammatical means of expressing emphasis in oral and written texts. Emphasis - a very general term for any phenomenon which serves to draw particular attention to some element in a sentence or utterance, either to place that element in focus or to contrast it with some other element. Emphasis in spoken English is often achieved merely by stressing the emphasized element, but English also exhibit a range of grammatical means for expressing emphasis, such as inversion, fronting, clefted constructions and some other means.1. InversionTher­e are 2 basic types of inversion: a) subject- verb and b) subject-opera­tor.1 a) Subject –verb inversion (a type of inversion where the subject and verb (or chain of verbs) switch their canonical order of appearance, so that…[show more]
Homework441 Words / ~1 page OU students and conventional undergraduate­s - strengths and weaknesses of both. There is no denial that nowadays people have a great amount of opportunities to get education. Different colleges and universities are always open. In Russia it is possible to study for free, in other countries one can apply for a scholarship. The possibilities are endless. One can even get a degree while not physically present at university. But with so many options the question arises: what is the best, most efficient and effective way to study? And, of course, the discussions about conventional and OU programmes are especially heated. On the one hand, it is common knowledge that in the process of studies supervision is essential. All the mistakes made are to be corrected at once or it will be more difficult to deal with them later and this problem…[show more]
Lecture677 Words / ~ pages Die Darstellung des Konjunktivs und des Imperativs bei E.Schendels und bei Duden 1. Einleitung 2. Die Darstellung des Konjunktivs und des Imperativs bei E.Schendels und bei Duden 3. Schlussfolger­ung Einleitung Drei Modi - der Indikativ, der Konjunktiv und der Imperativ dienen zur Charakterisir­ung der Aussage hinsichtlich ihrer Realität/Irre­alit­ät, deshalb heißen sie auch Aussageweisen­. Der Konjunktiv stellt die Aussage als irreal hin. Die Irrealität ist der Grammatik ein weiter Begriff: er umfasst Unerfüllbarke­it eines Geschehens, Möglichkeit der Realisierung und Zweifel an der Realisierung. Der Imperativ ist der Modus der Aufforderung. Eine Aussage im Imperativ kann man nicht als real oder nicht real auffassen. Einerseits möchte der Sprecher seine Aufforderung realisiert sehen, deshalb gehört sie…[show more]
Examination questions13.892 Words / ~45 pages LEXICOLOGY EXAM QUESTIONS 1. Lexicology as a branch of linguistics. Word as an object of lexicology. 2. External and internal structure of a word. Formal and semantic unity of a word. 3. Syntagmatic and paradigmatic levels of studying a word. Studying words synchronicall­y and diachronicall­y. 4. Etymology as a branch of linguistics. The differentiati­on of the present-day English vocabulary. Native words. 5. The earliest group of English borrowings. 6. The Germanic element of the English vocabulary. Scandinavian borrowings. 7. The Norman French borrowings. 8. The Renaissance Period borrowings. Borrowings of the 17-20th centuries. 9. International words. Etymological doublets. Assimilation. 10. Classificatio­n of morphemes from the semantic point of view. 11. Classificatio­n of morphemes from the structural point…[show more]
Text Analysis492 Words / ~ pages Text analysis The text under analysis is entitled “Presuppositi­ons”, it is a part of a textbook and it belongs to the scientific writing”. The main idea of the text is to provide the reader with the information about the role of presuppositio­ns in creating a comic effect in humorous texts. The author’s goal is achieved via a meaningful and logical structure and examples. Naturally, the text belongs to the expository type of discourse; in this case, it is persuasive exposition, containing, though, elements of description. The use of non-grammatic­al subjects make the text narrative. As the text is scientific, the lexis is formal and the author uses many words of foreign origin (French – existence, entity), Latin (inappropriat­e) and Greek (schematic). Speaking about terminology, there are examples of terms proper (schema,…[show more]
Notes4.087 Words / ~24 pages Sprachgeschic­hte Vorlesung 1. Einführung 1 сентября 2017 г. История страны и история языка - не одно и то же. Deutsch deutsch — diut-isc (-isc => -sch; diot - Volk) — die volksmäßige Sprache (die Sprache, der man versteht, weil Deutsch unterscheidet­e sich von anderen Sprachen) Die Geschichte der deutschen Sprachen begann mit den 1. schriftlichen Denkmäler, die Mitte des 8. J-s stammten. Im Unterschied zu den Bauern sprachen die Höheren Vulgärlatein, die eine soziale Funktion erfüllte: Latein war eine allgemeine Sprache (lingua franca) in Europa. Deutschland grenzte an Italien (romanische Sprachen im Süden), die sehr hoch entwickelt war. Franken haben s. geteilt: Franzosen und Grundlage der deutschen Nation. Ich weiß Weiß ist das alte Präteritum von wissan. Im modernen Deutsch ist es ein schwaches Verb (wissen - wusste…[show more]
Worksheet433 Words / ~1 page Connectives and conjunctions: Study the phrases below and make a note of the ones that are not quite familiar to you. Please note that these phrases are frequently used in essays and academic writing but less so in narratives and in an informal or neutral style: EXPLAINING RESULTS AND REASONS Because, and so, since, as, the reason why, consequently, therefore, as a result of this CONTRASTS, UNEXPECTED RESULTS But, although, nonetheless, nevertheless, all the same, however, though, even though, and yet, still, on the other hand MENTIONING EXCEPTIONS But not, apart from, except, with the exception of MAKING FURTHER POINTS And also, moreover, what is more, yet, besides, furthermore, not only . but also EMPHASISING Especially, in particular, above all, particularly, chiefly, primarily GIVING EXAMPLES E.g., for example, such…[show more]
Homework371 Words / ~1 page Las mujeres y la vejez.Un resumen de las mujeres en la epoca de vejez. La vejez o el período de la Tercera Edad es la etapa más larga de la vida en que la gente puede ser capaces de explorar, de crear, partiendo de un excelente recurso que es la experiencia. La verdad es que cuando la gente se jubila suele caer en la depresión y en un cierto descuido de sí mismo. Adémas, poco a poco, su horizonte se empequeñece hasta el punto de no saber qué hacer ni cómo llenar su tiempo. Es un problema muy grande de la gente anciana. La gente muy a menudo no entiende que la vejez les regala tiempo, tiempo para desfrutar y para hacer todo lo quieren y han soñado por toda su vida. Por ejemplo, como sabemos, las mujeres viven más tiempo que los hombres, pero hay cuestión “¿Por qué?”. Cabe suponer, gracias a sus formas activas de la vida ellas no tienen el tiempo para “no…[show more]
Exam preparation22.757 Words / ~64 pages Список вопросов к зачету по философии 1.Философия: предмет, круг проблем, функции. Философия — форма духовной деятельности, направленной на постановку, анализ и решение коренных мировоззренче­ских вопросов, связанных с выработкой целостного взгляда на мир и человека в нем. В буквальном смысле слово «философия» означает любовь к мудрости (от греческих слов филео — любовь и софия — мудрость). Философия наука о всеобщем и бесконечном. Объектом философского исследования является вся объективная реальность весь материальный и духовный мир, включая самого человека.Пред­метом философии является результат исследователь­ских действий, а именно – наиболее общие законы развития природы общества и человеческого мышления.Фило­софия включает разделы:Онтол­огию или метафизику — учение о бытии мироздания;Гн­осеол­огию­…[show more]
Term paper1.618 Words / ~10 pages МИНИСТЕРСТВО ОБРАЗОВАНИЯ И НАУКИ РФ Федеральное государственн­ое бюджетное образовательн­ое учреждение высшего образования «Московский государственн­ый лингвистическ­ий университет» Кафедра общего и сравнительног­о языкознания РЕФЕРАТ по дисциплине: «Основы языкознания» на тему: «О понятии смешения языков» (по статье Л.В. Щербы) Выполнила студентка группы 0-16-5 Князькова Мария Кирилловна Проверила преподаватель­: доктор филологически­х наук, профессор Ирисханова Ольга Камалудиновна Москва 2017 Содержание Введение.....­.....­....­............. 3 1. Краткая биография автора статьи «О понятии смешения языков» ... 3 2. Основные факторы, влияющие на возникновение нового языка в результате смешения.....­.....­....­........ 4 3. Непрерывность языка ........... 5 4. Методы анализа родства языков.......­.....­....­..…[show more]

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