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- 1Barndt, Jillian R
- 1Barnett, Tara, Marlene.
- 1Cai, Zheng, 1965-
- 1Callaghan, Sean Koji
- 1Campbell, Mhairi Kathleen.
- 1Carter, Barbara
This study explores how native and non-native speakers (L1 English intermediate) of Japanese combine clauses in spoken language, examines how clause-combining is presented in Japanese textbooks, and makes suggestions to teaching. It was found that native speakers tend to combine clauses but...
In Magnolia: Stories of Taiwanese Women by Tzeng Ching-wen, Tzeng Ching-wen writes about women’s suffering. The fictional women in this collection suffer because of the commitment to their responsibilities, which are framed by conformity. Conformity is a set by responsibilities that people have,...
A Preliminary Investigation of Yilan Creole in Taiwan: Discussing predicate position in Yilan CreoleDownload
Yilan Creole is a Japanese-based creole with features from an Austronesian language, Atayal, spoken in Yilan County, Taiwan. It was recognized by Chien and Sanada in 2006 (Chien & Sanada, 2010a), but much is still unknown about the language. Yilan Creole possesses many linguistic features of the...
This thesis investigates the response token dui dui dui (right right right) in Mandarin conversation from a multimodal perspective. Two types of dui dui dui are found in the data. The first type serves to display recipient’s affiliation with the speaker’s immediate previous assertion. The second...
Ma Shouzhen (1548-1604), one of the most acclaimed courtesans at the Qinhuai pleasure quarters in the late-Ming period, is well-known for her orchid paintings in Chinese art history. This thesis explores the courtesan-painter’s success in the courtesan world and in the male-dominated history of...
This thesis is a comparative study toward lianhuanhua 连环画, or serial-picture storybook, applying two works by a Shanghai-based lianhuanhua painter, Zhao Hongben. The chosen lianhuanhua by Zhao Hongben were completed in different historical periods: The Republican era (1939) and the post-1949...