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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Exploring Female Agency and Female Consciousness in Popular Culture, Hiu Ling, Winnie YAU

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Eliminating "Blues on Yellow" : "Racial MeIancholia", "Chineseness", "Model Minority Myth and Intergenerational Relationship", and "Gender" in Eddie Huang's "Fresh off the Boat: A Memoir"(2013), Yang and Pham's "Level up" (2011) and Margaret Cho's "I'm the one that I want" (2000), Yi Bing, Fiona ZHENG

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Untangling perception and reality : a quali-quantitative study of perception, linguistic judgements and identity functions of English accents in Hong Kong, Suk Kwan, Carrie CHUNG

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Differences between the Principles and Practice of Task-based Language Teaching in Hong Kong's New Senior Secondary English Curriculum: Learning English through Poems and Songs, Ho Ki, Flora FU

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Multilingual text-making practices in Whatsapp messaging : A case study of three teenagers in Hong Kong, Ka Wo, Henry HUI

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Forcing the Moment to its Crisis: "Rooms" and "Views" in T.S. Eliot’s "The Lovesong o f J, Alfred Prufrock" (1920), E.M. Forsters' "A Room With a View" (1908) and Kazuo Ishiguro's " "The Remains of the Day" (1989), Hui Ling, Phina LEUNG

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Overcoming the genre bias against science fiction : the multi-layered Ender's Game and its allegorical implications, Ka Long, Cody CHAN

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Historical wounds and hope : a study in how historical events and trauma impacts gender in four fictions : Memoirs of a Geisha, The World of Suzie Wong, Farewell my concubine & M. butterfly, Ka Yee, Teresa HO

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Inspiration from my year of meats : Japanese housewife feminism and its reflection in manga, Wing Yee, Winnie TSOI

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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English learning anxiety In Lingnan University: an investigation of the pervasiveness and sources of anxiety in English learning, Bao Mei CHENG

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Bildung, its moral implication in The History Boys and Dead Poets Society and its relation to the present-day Hong Kong (and global) educational context, Tze Ching, Caroline KAM

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Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights in 1930s and 2011 beyond: a study of production values, approaches and creative ideas in Bronte film adaptations, Ming Wai, Ruby NG

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The bond between nature and man: relevance of Wang Wei's and William Wordsworth's nature poetry as the remedy of man/nature dualism, Sin Hin, Kristie AU

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The modern heroines : an analysis of the representation of Nora and Julie, Wing Yee, Kimberley TSOI

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Discrimination and elimination: transgression in Jeanette Winterson's novels, On Yee, Franziska CHENG

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A study of intra-speaker stylistic variation in Hong Kong English, Chung Yan, Charlson CHIU

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A study of Hitchcockian adaptation : based on Daphine Du Maurier's fictions - Rebecca, Jamaica Inn, the Birds, Oi Ki, Emily KWAN

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Rarely pure and never simple: daemons and dust In Philip Pullman's his dark materials, Yu Wing, Vickie WU

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Melanie's grace : an epistolary understanding, Kar Long, Sofie YUEN

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Cantonese-English code-mixing and the Hong Kong English accent, Siu Chuen, Jason CHAN

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A walk of meaning with Alice: aspects of philosophy of language in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and through the looking glass, Pui U, Clarissa WU

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Ha Jin's depiction of China : breaking the slicence, Hongxuan, Emma ZHANG

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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A study of language play in headlines in South China Morning Post, Shuk Man FUNG

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Defining Oscar Wilde from The Picture of Dorian Gray, Chun Wing, Kathy LEUNG

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Shyness : an academic and autobiographical essay, Sin Yee, Christy LEUNG

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Language variation within a Yorkshire family, Ka Yan, Kalina NG

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What makes a competent ESL learner? an exploration into the factors that lead local English teachers with a high level of English proficiency, Ming Wai, Steven TANG

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From a sad beginning to a happy ending : transformation of the children in the secret garden, Man Yi, Florence YEUNG

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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In defence of the wicked women in fairy tales : creative and analytical writing, Yat Sum, Mel LAI

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A comparative analysis of gender representation in American advertisements in the 1960s and the last decade, Shun Yi, Janice LEE

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Child of God: admonition to non-believers and fake believers in the short stories of Flannery O'connor, Suet Yee, Shirley LI

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Marriage made in heaven? a television pilot script inspired by and based on Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, Jeanne SO

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General stylistic analysis of the lemony snicket novels in relation to double readership, WaI Ying, Anna TANG

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Literary and dramatic adaptation study of Bohemianism, Oi Yi, Louisa WONG

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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The comic world of Charlie Chaplin, Sing Wai, Keith CHAN

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The corporate image of the Hong Kong society for rehabilitation, Wai Yin, Harmony CHOI

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Moral duty and earthly pleasure : Jane Eyre and the ambivalence of romance, Shuen Nog, Bonnie LAM

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The adventures of Ah Mou and others, Hoi Yan, Samantha LAU

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Distance : an example of the family drama sub-genre, Wing Sum, Nikki TAM

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A tragic play : Death of a Housewife, Suet Man, Sharon YAU

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Dyslexia in Hong Kong : problems and solutions, Suet Yi, Zoey FAN

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Hong Kong secondary school students' attitudes to and awareness of British and American accents, Ka Leung FUNG

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Students' awareness of using the past and present perfect tense, King Yiu, Terence LI

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Subversion of Victorian values in Wilde's comedies, Hoi Yan, Michelle LOK

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Ambiguity as a resource of jokes, Ting Fai, John NG

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The subversive fantasies of Roald Dahl : The BFG, The Witches and Matilda, Wing Yee, Angel TANG

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Waiting for godot in experimental theatre, Pui Wai, Perrie WONG

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Newspapers coverage on SARS issues: case studies of media language, Jie, Augu DUAN

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Essence of extended phenomenalistic metaphor in the imaginary world of literature, Chui Chi, Tracy FONG

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Rise and fall in the hierarchical worlds: a comparative study of Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, Tin Yu, Tim LI

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Hong Kong students' awareness of tense-time relationships: the present simple and future time, Yuet Sum, Theresa LO

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Cultures of learning among Hong Kong tertiary students: how 'chinese' are they?, Chung Him, Fiona TAM

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The factors that contribute to low English proficiency levels among tertiary school's students in Hong Kong: a case study in Lingnan University, Wai Ming, Joe WONG

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Beyond the mind's eye : transforming a play-script on a page to a live performance on stage- a discussion on the Woman in Black and Richard III, Wing Sum, Nancy WONG

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Code mixing is not the sole property for the bilinguals but it also applies to the monolingual speakers in Hong Kong, Sze Man, Eliza CHAU

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Treasures of mankind : the secret gardens of Hong Kong, Chun Hin LAM

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The value of using english songs in Hong Kong primary EFL classrooms, Joey NG

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An adaptation of the myth narcissus & echo, Yim Fan, Wincy WONG

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Folk transcription and the pronunciation of Hong Kong English, Chin Yui, Peggy YAM

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Earnest in Lingnan : a production portfolio, Yvonne YOUNG

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Communication patterns in collective speech communities: a study of Hong Kong Chinese and Taiwanese, Wing Yee, Cathy CHAN

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Color collocations in English and Chinese idioms, Wai Ling, Karen KA

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Phonemic awareness: its pedagogic significance in improving Hong Kong children's reading ability, Wing Kay, Peter LEUNG

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Plain english, the Basic Law, and the Sino-British Joint Declaration, Sai Hang, Nicky TSE

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Stress and pitch of Hong Kong English, Wai Ming TSUI

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The metamorphosis-a play directed by Au, Simon, Kit Yu, Jonathan WONG

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The differential use of signifying devices in a film, a play & a novel, Siu Lam, Natalie WONG