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Vice, William Bradley
The dangers of intimacy: The importnce of metacognition in Junot Diaz's "How to date a browngirl. blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie"

This paper proposes a pragmatic reading of Junot Díaz’s short story “How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie” by making use of Cultural Quotient (CQ, a/k/a Cultural Intelligence) a new branch of academics that draws from the fields of linguistics, psychology,&...

Petrlíková, Jarmila
Výskyt a užití jazykových prostředků větné kondenzace v díle Geralda Durrella se zřetelem k participiálním a verbonominálním konstrukcím a neslovesným větám

The literary language of Gerald Durrell attracts the reader’s attention by a complex structure of sentences with enormous occurrence of non-finite clauses, as well as verbless clauses. Constructions of this type have the function of various clause elements in the superordinate clause an...

Kohout, Jiří , Pešková, Michaela , Skopečková, Eva , Voltrová, Michaela
Zur Wahrnehmung der kommunikativen Kompetenz durch Lehramtsstudierende

Quinn, Justin John
Zamiast konkluzji

Quinn, Justin John
Irish as a lingua franca

Of many minority languages, Irish has ended up as close neighbour to a language that was not only that of the ruling empire, but also is now a global lingua franca. Such incommensurate strengths – demographics, cultural prestige, and other aspects – might be viewed as...

Quinn, Justin John
W. B. Yeats and the end of the world

This article explores the connection between current ideas of ecological apocalypse and cultural form. The philosopher Timothy Morton argues that certain late modernist forms are more amenable to the imaginative representation of what he calls hyperobjects (especially, the hyperobject of global&#...

Reynaert, Barbora
CLIL and productive vocabulary acquisition in the Czech context

Vice, William Bradley
Spirals of the self: Barry Hannah's autobiographical method

This article explores the career of Barry Hannah and attempts to show how Hannah was influenced by modernist Henry Miller, both in terms of style and subject matter. Like Miller’s Tropic of Cancer (1934) some of Hannah’s work does not neatly fit into the genre of fic...

Stašková, Naděžda
English back-formation in the 20th and the early 21st century

Stašková, Naděžda
Back-formation in the newest layer of english vocabulary

Stašková, Naděžda
Devising a method for the identification of derivational formations: english back-formations

The study proposes and tests a method for identification of back-formed words, presumably applicable to any type of formation. It describes the method and an experiment with selected back-formation types to prove functionality of the method. It is based on a formal approach: the&#x...

Skopečková, Eva
Literature Class: Ways to a Unique Literary Experience?

Benešová, Barbora
Janov: městská část Litvínova. Komu se tu hodí vyloučená lokalita?

Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 13 of 13