Dept. of French
Voilà, an orientation shift marker in modern French discourse: a conversation analytic perspective (2015-07-08)Using Conversation analysis as a methodology, this study investigates the use and functions of the discourse marker voilà in French interaction. As my literature review will show (chapter 2), prior studies on voilà focused ...
(2015-07-14)This dissertation examines how the postmodern climate of the late eighties to nineties affords masculinity a new space to confront social and gender hierarchies while questioning dominant narratives and moving them to the ...
Neither Male Nor Female in Christ? The Construction of Gendered Identities in Women's Writing of the French Reformation (1521--1561) (2000)Women writers of the French Reformation demonstrate a keen awareness of the mutability of gender, and they alternately highlight or downplay their roles as women in order to serve varying literary, spiritual, political---and ...
The Effects of Textual Enhancement and Simplified Input on L2 Comprehension and Acquisition of Non-Meaningful Grammatical Form (2000)The results for acquisition demonstrated that textual enhancement and simplified input did not help learners acquire the target form. However, the results for comprehension revealed that while textual enhancement had no ...
Writings From the Borderzone: Tales of Recuperation and Transgression in the Works of Malika Mokeddem, Calixthe Beyala, and Evelyne Accad (2000)This study is devoted to three Francophone women writers living abroad whose novels reflect the interconnectedness of the world today in that their writing is both multicultural and transnational. In spite of their various ...