# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Title

• (1996)
The goal of this thesis is to analyze extractions out of coordinate structures without positing principles specific to coordination. I show that A$\sp\prime$-movement in coordination is reducible to a version of the ...

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• (1999)
These results are argued to have significance for gender and language research, and particularly for the models used to explain the basis of gender-based language differences. I show unlike the DOMINANCE and CULTURAL ...

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• (1966)

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• (2000)
The dissertation proposes an explicit and general analysis of case, which is extendable to the analyses of the syntax and semantics of the topic morpheme, and the "topic-like" nominative morpheme in Japanese. A case phrase, ...

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• (2014-05-30)
A central issue in L2 research concerns the nature of grammatical representations that late L2 learners come to develop in the L2. Previous work suggests that L2 learners sometimes underuse morpho-syntactic information ...

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• (2004)
As for focus information, I show that pitch accent is responsible for focus interpretation, with apparent syntactic movement playing no significant role for focus interpretation. Sentential stress patterns and their ...

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• (2003)
This dissertation is a study of the Balkan convergence area. It is also a study of Albanian dialects. The features of the Balkan convergence area which are studied are: the formation of the future, the presence or absence ...

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• (1973)

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• (2013-05-24)
Grammar teaching in ESL/EFL classes has been controversial as it tackles various issues such as the necessity, scope, contents, and methods of teaching grammar. This thesis addresses the significance of teaching grammar ...

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• (1977)

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• (2014-01-16)
Scholars have noted that English usage in Korean society is laden with indexical value. On the one hand English is linked with modernity (Lee 2005), chicness (Park H.J. 2004), and global cosmopolitanism (Park J.K. 2009). ...

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• (1969)

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• (2015-11-16)
This dissertation explores interactions between Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and patients during both inpatient and outpatient visits. Through an analysis of interactional data coupled with ethnographic observations and ...

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• (1999)
Chapter 5 shows how interdialectal differences stem from constraint ranking. Epenthesis and syncope in Iraqi and Egyptian Arabic are accounted for by permuting the constraint set that is present in the grammar of Syrian ...

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• (2015-04-23)
This is a primary study investigating the pedagogical approach of employing cross-cultural contrastive rhetoric (CCCR) comparisons in graduate-level ESL Writing Service Courses at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Languages that do not use space or other punctuation to demarcate word boundaries typically show improvements in early reading time measures when spaces are inserted. However, it seems that Thai may not follow this same ...

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• (1995)
This dissertation argues that what are traditionally called lexical relations (antonymy, synonymy, hyponymy, meronymy, etc.) are not strictly part of linguistic knowledge. Instead, these semantic relations among words are ...

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• (1973)

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