’she bes delighted with herself’: Habitual marking in Irish English
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The habitual aspect has been a feature of Irish English for centuries. How it has evolved may have had a lot to do with contact between Standard English and the Celtic language, Irish, spoken in Ireland. As time passes does the impact which these two languages have had on each other weaken? How has a major feature of Irish English, the habitual aspect, fared in the digital world? This essay executes some digital detective work and finds that habitual markers do be always there…
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 37 p.
Irish-English, habitual aspect, corpus studies, Twitter, Irish English
Engelska, Irland, Irländsk-engelska, korpusstudier.
General Language Studies and Linguistics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-24115OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-24115DiVA: diva2:726010
Subject / course
2014-06-03, Södertörns högskola, Huddinge, 14:48 (English)
Sharp, Harriet, Högskolelektor