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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock


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Title: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock
Authors: Späti, Lea
Issue Date: 8-Feb-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: kandidatuppsats Engelska
SPL 2018-066
Keywords: Sherlock
social class
media
attitude
Abstract: The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. The primary data analysed are the complete DVD collection of all 4 seasons of Sherlock and their transcripts, containing 12 episodes and scripts in total. Manual and digital methods were used for studying linguistic feat... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/59051
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