Modern Languages Masters Theses
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The artist as outsider : a comparative study of James Joyce, André Gide and Thomas Mann : with particular reference to 'A portrait of the artist as a young man', 'Les Faux-monnayers' and 'Dr Faustus' (1986) - Thesis""The Artist as Outsider" certainly is a very popular subject for literary criticism. Nevertheless, I have chosen it believing strongly that there are two points which I can make and which have not been made before: The ...
The passive construction być/zostać + V-n-/-on-/-t- in Polish : an aspectual analysis (University of St Andrews, 2012) - ThesisThe idea that passive sentences are equivalent in meaning to their active counterparts has raised numerous questions among linguists particularly for the last several decades. The main dilemma regarding this relationship ...