Kategori arkiv: Uppsatser på engelska

Introduction: Questions and tasks

3. The number of messages animal can send is restricted to the number of basic sounds. Human language, on the other hand, works quite differently. Each language has a store of approximately 40 sound units (Phonemes), which are in fact similar to the number of sound units an animal possesses. However, each sound unit is…

Keywords in Dubliners

Uppgift, gamla C-nivån, Engelska på universitetet Keyword-analysis of the novel Dubliners by James Joyce. The sisters: “…discovering in myself a sensation of freedom as if I had been freed from something by his death.” (p 4) The narrator feels relieved because being the father’s apprentice was a cross too heavy to bear. Months before the…

The Struggle for Freedom in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and The Awakening

Uppsats Engelska B, literary essay. Seldom is the cruel struggle for freedom so clearly displayed as in The Awakening, by Kate Chopin and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by himself. To study the struggle for freedom by reading the two novels separately is to view it with a looking glass. But by observing…

Historical Linguistics

(English C) Historical Linguistics Sanskrit was very important for the early historical linguists, because of the nature of the records open to them and the exceptionally rich quantity of material Sanskrit provided. Furthermore, Sanskrit had been subjected to grammatical studies centuries before western European scholars had undertaken such investigations. In the fourth century B.C. an…

A farewell to arms

Review and discussion of themes in A Farewell to arms, Ernest Hemingway. In an ugly existence, shattered by war they decided to flee to Switzerland, which was a country in peace and was generally perceived to be a “paradise”. Still, the novel ends with death. Life’s bitter irony. (However, I found the ending to be…

Will nature tolerate Human Defiance?

Skrivuppgift, Engelska 1. As we are approaching the second millennium we are becoming more and more alienated from nature. Science is, in fact, trying to defy the unbreakable laws of evolution. Which were once regarded as being untouchable. These signs of alienation are everywhere. Let me draw up some self-explanatory examples: No one wants to…

”Americans have no culture”

Uppgift Engelska 1. The statement Americans have no culture shouldn’t be taken literally. It is of  course quite obvious that every nation or state possess some form of culture. Culture defines peoples way of life, way of thinking and how they act within a given geographical area. Culture is art, science, literature and religion. But…

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