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English Language and Linguistics

M.A. Theses

1999
Allen Redmon, The Religious Register in American English: An Initial Qualitative Study

1998
Lesa Peterson, Constructing Spatial Behavior: A Semiotic and Linguistic Exploration of Public Regulatory Signage

1997
Jeanelle Barrett, Dialect, Steretype, and Humor

1994
Sara Shelton, Crossing Discourse Boundaries: An Analysis of Gricean Maxims in Oral, Written, and Computer-Mediated Communication

1992
Colleen Brice, She's a Chick; He's a Stud: A Study of Female and Male Interpretations of Animal Metaphors
Gary Jasdzewski, Vygotskii and Whorf on the Relation of Language to Thought

1991
Paul Baltes, On Meaning, Reference and Predicative Functions of Personal Names
Marnie Petray, The Tense, Mood, and Aspect System of Krobo Dangme
Melinda Reichelt, Teaching Alternatives to Generic "He" in the Freshman Composition Class

1990
Donnalee Hughes, Making Linguistic Semantics Work for Natural Language Processing
David Umbach, Toward a Semantics of Conversation