Time in language by Wolfgang Klein

By Wolfgang Klein

This publication appears on the numerous ways that time is mirrored in ordinary language. All average languages have constructed a wealthy repetoire of units to precise time, yet linguists have tended to be aware of stressful and element, instead of discourse rules. Klein considers the 4 major ways that language expresses time - the verbal different types of demanding and element; inherent lexical positive aspects of the verb; and diverse different types of temporal adverbs. Klein seems on the interplay of those 4 units and indicates new or in part new remedies of those units to precise temporality.

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Try to draw some conclusions. Is there evidence of increasing globalisation in your country? If so, how do your interviewees feel about this? 2 Theories of media globalisation 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 81 9 1011 1 2 13111 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5111 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40111 1 2 3111 Homogenisation This chapter looks more closely at two key themes of globalisation theory. On the first, the theme of homogeneity and diversity, we have already touched. Does globalisation lead to increased cultural homogeneity, does it engender new forms of diversity – or does it do both?

To express this, English allows us to turn verbs that denote activities into nouns, into fixed categories, by adding suffixes such as -er, -ant, -ent, -ian, etc. ) or to make nouns from other nouns that denote a place or tool closely associated with an activity, through suffixes such as -ist, -eer, etc. (for example, ‘pianist’, ‘mountaineer’). , 54). Three types of ‘identification’ can be distinguished: ‘classification’, ‘relational identification’ and ‘physical identification’. , 54). Such categories are historically and culturally variable.

A political biography of Saddam Hussein called The Long Days (1977) tells of his stoic manliness, as he removes a bullet from his leg without wincing; his closeness to Arab tradition, as he converses with Bedouins, dressed in Saudi Arabian dress; and his flight across the desert, after a Baath attack on dictator Qasim had failed. At the end, an open window and a flight of birds overhead symbolised ‘the new day’ of his ascent to power. Islamisation (1990s–now) While Dutch women’s magazines became secularised and Americanised as a result of globalisation, Arab comics went in the opposite direction and became both more religious and less ‘American’ in form and content.

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