In my investigation of the use of the perfect (part I) and of hyperbaton (part II) I address a cross-section of syntactical questions which reflect elements of the language of drama, of New Comedy, of the end of the classical period, of verse, and of a conversational register in a literary dialogue form at times naturalistic, and at others conventional, rhetorical, or formulaic.
1. I describe the use of the perfect indicative in Menand ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
This study argues that Samuel Beckett's works in English and French reveal the organising energy of a "bilingual consciousness". Bilingualism is no personal eccentricity but the foundation for Beckett's mature art, without which it could not have developed. He has never been a unilingual writer; at every stage of his career his two languages have enriched, challenged and opposed each other. Bilingual art has allowed Beckett to move between li ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Criticism and interpretation Language Bilingualism and literature|
|Abstract||This study investigated the etiology of individual differences in Chinese language and reading skills in 312 typically developing Chinese twin pairs aged from 3 to 11 years (228 pairs of monozygotic twins and 84 pairs of dizygotic twins; 166 male pairs and 146 female pairs). Children were individually given tasks of Chinese word reading, receptive vocabulary, phonological memory, tone awareness, syllable and rhyme awareness, rapid automatized nam ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Bonnie Wing-Yin Chow; Connie Suk-Han Ho; Simpson Wai-Lap Wong; et al|
|Subject||Genetics Psychology Language Reading Chinese|