Linguistics master's essays by year

Year Student Essay
2020 Narkar, Jahnavi The Role of Phonetics in Adaptation: The Curious Absence of Aspiration in Indian English
2020 Linden, Josh Reframing the Ellipsis Debate: A New Approach to Elided Senences and Clauses
2020 Abdukhetala, Khawla Narrative Development in Arabic-speaking Children
2020 Aldawsari, Abdullah Saudi Twitter Users' Favorite Codes Based on Topics
2020 McKeown, Shannon Containers, Enemies, and Movable Objects: Source Domain Selection in American Presidential Povertuy Metaphors
2019 Taylor, Aaron Ideophones as Linguistic Fossils: Investigating Langauge Evolution and Co-Speech Gesture in Korean
2019 Martin, Tyree The Genesis of Proto-Pidgin Languages
2019 Zhang, Li Null Modality and Its Realization in Mandarin Chinese
2019 Asiri, Ali Domesticating the Foreign: The Impact of English on Language Situation and Culture in Saudi Arabia
2018 Alharbi, Sultan Sociolingusitics and Phonological Variation of the Qaaf in Najdi Arabic
2018 Al Barrak, Hamza The Progressive Prefix ma in Tihami Dialect, in Tihama Valley, Southwest of Saudi Arabia
2018 Al Nashib, Essa Yahya Medical Questions and Lifeworld Questions in Oncology Consultations
 
2018 Alzahrani, Dhaifallah Ahmed Gender Distinction in the Zharani Spoken Arabic
2018 Ankofski, Daniel Semantic Processing in Schizophrenia: The Effects Schizophrenia has on the Extended Wernicke's Area
2017 Abudushalamu, Xiayimaierdan Study of Phonological Processes in Uyghur Children: Autosegmental Phonology Account
2017 Alsamardani, Mardheya Morphosyntactic Aspects of Verb Transitivity in Palembang: Active, Non-Active, and Applicative Voices
2017 Alzahrani, Abdulaziz The L1 Transfer of the Pro-Drop Parameter in SLA of English by Saudi Arabic Learners
2017 Asiri, Amer Non-Active Voice in Modern Standard Arabic
2017 Nuss, Cameron The Paratactic Small Clause in Modern Language Performance: Structural Similarities between Proto and Poetic Language
2017 Price, Jenee' The Use of English in Japanese R&B Music
2017 Taibah, Samar Iconicity and Non-Iconicity in Palembang Reduplication
2017 Wang, Yamei The Relationship between Word Frequency and Stress Patterns within Disyllabic Place Names in Mandarin Chinese
2016 Al-Abdulla, Ferid Morphological Aspectual Markers in South and Baghdadi Iraqi Dialects compared with Modern Standard Arabic
2016 Alshahrani, Saad A Unified Account of Affrication in Najdi Arabic: Diachrony and Synchrony
2016 Alzahrani, Noura Compounds in Arabic Generated by Genitive and Attributive Constructions
2016 Bishop, Kelly M. Acquisition of L2 Mandarin Word-Initial Voice Onset Time in L1 English Children
2015 Alali, Sultan The Application of some Gender Stereotypes to a Set of Selected Arabic Magazines
2015 Alharbi, Faisal Very Early Parameter Settings: Null Subject and Word Order Acquisition in Gulf Arabic
2015 Baghdadi, Sohoub The Use of Arabizi among Saudis
2015 Bray, Andrew More Than Just Long Hair and Chipped Teeth: Constructing Identity in the Hockey Community of Practice
2015 Crabtree, Margaret Ruth The Emergence of Transitivity in Nascent Sign Languages
2015 Hockenberger, Erin Gender Assignment of English Technology-related Loanwords in Spanish-language Newspapers
2015 James, Enchanette Shape Shifters: The Role of Direct Object on the Lexical Semantics of Transitive Denominal Goal and Instrument Verbs
2015 Mulvaney, Megan K. Post-Binary: Language Choices in LGBTQ Writing
2014 Alamri, Bakri Morphological Aspectual Markers in Modern Dialects of Arabic: Forms and Functions
2014 Albinali, Abdullelah The Morphological Integration of English Loanwords into Saudi Dialects
2014 Alghamdi, Sami Unusual Assimilatory Processes among some Saudi Dialects
2014 Aschwanden, Amber The Convergence of Historical and Contemporary Linguistic Landscape: A Look at Roman Obelisks
2014 Asiri, Ibrahim A-Movement and Case Assignment in Modern Standard Arabic: A Minimalist Perspective
2014 Machak, Veronica J. Effects of Typing Awareness Cues on Turn-Taking in Google Chat: Two Methods of Analysis
2014 Marcot, Nicole African American English and Adolescent Writing: A Study of Register and Hybridity
2014 Saltzman, Moira Language Contact and Morphological Change in Jejueo
2014 Shell, Scott T. Dual Gender Nouns in German and Syntactic Theory
2014 Yu, Jinhan Sentence Final Particles in Mandarin Chinese
2013 Ababtain, Hind Saudi Arabic Diglossia in Twitter: Education and Gender Effects
2013 Johnson, Frankie Code-Switching in Japanese Mainstream Music
2013 Laskowski, Kathleen Reformulation in Motivational Interviewing
2013 Savino, Catherine Processability Theory and L2 Production of the Clitic Form 've
2012 Alahmary, Ahmed Arabic Synonymy on the Scale of Synonymy
2012 Alammar, Ammar Word Order and Subject-Verb Agreement in Najdi Arabic with Comparison to Modern Standard Arabic
2012 Berardo, William J. Modern Development of an Endangered Romance Dialect Cirisoles: A Case Study
2012 Calkins, Jean White Metro Detroit Teachers' Beliefs Regarding African American Vernacular English
2012 Ferzouz, Hayat The Syntax of WH-Movement in Moroccan Arabic and Egyptian Arabic
2012 Petukhova, Valeria A Not Uncommon Combination of Two Negative Prefixes in Russian
2012 Plesco, Craig A. Determination of Usefulness Ratings of Consumer Product Reviews
2012 Richardson, Caitlin The Linguistic Landscape of Mexicantown
2011 Brugnone, Nikki Ann The Sorites Paradox: Accepting the Unacceptable
2011 Gale, Margaret Innovations and the Uses of the Suffix ish in American English
2010 Moruss, Daira Ruta Isolating the Agent: An Examination of Agentive Compounds in Latvian
2010 Smith, Susan The Ordering of Verbal Extensions in Fulfulde
2009 Alfaifi, Abdullah The Arabic of Jabal Faifa
2009 Lappalainen, Marjatta The Elative and the Partitive in Finnish: Linguistic Change or Phonetically-Based Variation? An Examination of Phonemically Identical Case Suffixes
2009 McLear, Stephanie Double Genitives and the Null Pronominal 
2008 Alford, Ashantie L. The Subconscious Spoken Vernacular of Conscious Prescriptivists: The Use of African American Vernacular English in Classroom Settings
2008 Almasnaah, Khalid Movement of the Verb and the Subject in the Arabic VSO and SVO Word Order Derivations
2008 Jeong, Kyunghee Multiple Nominative Constructions in Korean
2008 Meloche, Erinn The Border Line in the Spread of Sound Change: A Study of the Northern Cities Shift in Canada
2008 Taylor, Michelle D. Finding 'White Voice': Linguistic Elasticity in Black Comedic Performance
2007 Manion, Vanessa Syntactic and Discourse Features of Subjects and Objects in First Language Acquisition; Evidence from Spanish and English Monolingual and Spanish-English Bilingual Data
2007 Murray, Kristine The Process of Acquiring Case in the Pronouns 'I', 'Me', 'He', and 'Him'
2007 Rider, James The Public Speech of Hugo Chávez: A Conceptual Blending Theory Analysis
2007 Willson, Nikolas Dane Chatter to Music: Timing Beats in Casual Speech
2006 Berez, Andrea Spatial Differentiation as Middle Voice Motivation in Dena'ina Athabaskan Iterative Verbs
2006 Klopfenstein, Marie Phonetic Implementation of Phonological Categories: The Case of Contextual and Contrastive Vowel Nasalization in Ottawa
2006 Payne, Laura From Bookworms to Trust Slugs: The Patterns and Productivity of "Animal for X" Metaphoric Compounds
2005 Fox, Naomi Ongoing Change in the Prefix System of Ottawa: A Case Study of Walpole Island
2005 Kuznia, Kevin Language Accommodation Toward a Shared Group Identity: Case Study of a Mixed-Race Interaction
2004 Ash, Leslie Frieden "Wigga with a Black Accent": Eminem and Black Vernacular English 
2004 Gedeon, Olexandra The Puzzle of Ukrainian Third Person Possessive Pronouns: A Syntactic Analysis
2004 Huellmantel, Jody Metaphorical Interpretation
2004 Milligan, Karen Expressing Joint Possession or Why Me and Mary's Paper Wasn't Accepted (But Bob and I's Was)
2004 Murray, Sarah Truckdriver' and 'Scarecrow' Compounds: A Unified Approach
2004 Soulaimani, Dris Noun Structure in Tashelhit Berber
2003 Costello, James Modeling Pitch Contours with Polynomial Equations for Discrimination of Tones in Green Mong
2003 Katz-Gershon, Shiri Causative Acquisition in Hebrew
2002 King-Polsinelli, Melissa J. Plural Acquisition, Storage, and Retrieval in German
2002 Minart, Corinne Topics in Children's Conversations
2002 Wolff, Thomas J. An Analysis of Reversative un- 
2000 Cao, Yuan Acquisition of Agreement and Plural Features in English by Native Mandarin Speakers
2000 Diergardt, Nicola The Acquisition of French Adjectives: A Problem for English-Speaking Students?
2000 Hobbs, Pamela Liberté, Egalité, *Sororité: The Controversy Surrounding the Feminization of Occupational Titles in France
1999 Sunami, Yoichi English Loanwords in Written Japanese: Changes and Limits on Expansion in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
1998 Bailey, David L. And…Do You Want to Make a Case out of it? or Case and the Conjunction Phrase
1998 Liu, Haiyong Dou-Doubling in Mandarin Chinese 
1997 Baxter, Scott Affricates Are Weighted Contour Segments
1997 Chou, Chuan-Yun On the Placement of English Speaker-Orientated Adverbs: An X-bar Structure Analysis
1997 Davison, Gail Octogenaria in Conversation
1996 Beard, Michael C. Grammaticalization of Two Negatives in Greek
1995 Diakoumakou, Evanthia Acoustic Invariance in the English Liquids
1995 Kirchner, James Patrick Aspects of Czech Vowel Alternation
1995 Petrulis, Dana Splitting Infl: Possible Maximal Projections in Lithuanian Verbs
1995 Ukleja, Anna Maria Interference Through Shift: A Study of Contact-Induced Morphosyntactic Features of Polish-English in Hamtramck
1994 Gohre, David Charles Determiner Phrase and Complex Reflexives
1992 Hamadi, Inaam Lexical and Syntactic Problems in Arabic-English Legal Translation and Interpretation
1992 Lee, Yooja Jeon Three Types of Light Verb Construction in Korean
1992 Vlachou, Maria /n/ Deletion in English and Other Languages
1992 Zack, Ronald Reduplication as a Marker of Aspect: Evidence from Tagalog and Hiligaynon
1990 Pobutsky, Stephen Joseph Grammatical Relations and the Binding of Verb Arguments in Russian
1990 Roewer, Steven An Analysis of Lest-Clauses in Four Literary Texts
1989 Santiz, Jose Luis On Embedded Headless Relatives in Spanish
1988 Mu, Zhijun Control in Chinese: An Analysis in Lexical-Functional Grammar
1986 Siblani, Mona Variation in the Arabic-Speaking Community of Beirut: Differences Among the Muslims, the Christians, and the Druzes
1986 Webb, Laura The Development of Coordinated Structures in Early Development
1985 Rice, Brenda Carol The American Language Tradition
1985 Sanders, Benjamin P. Spanish Word Structure
1985 Sulaiti, Latifa M. Al Rules for Deriving Broken Plurals from Singular Nouns: A Comparative Study of the Qatari Arabic and Classical Arabic
1982 Gordon, Irene Rizkallah Problems of Structure, Concept, Culture, and Style in Translation