Long long ago, you might have heard the story of ATU 333 – though you’ll probably know it by its more usual title: ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. And later, you might have wondered (as some have) about its phylogeny – or even its ‘Phylomemetics’. In which case, Dr Jamie Tehrani who is a Senior Lecturer […]
Empty Photographic Frames : Punctuating the Narrative
Nancy Pedri, who is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Literature at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a comparatist. And, as such, is one of the few scholars to have examined the implications of empty photographic frames in multimodal narratives. “In its capacity to open up the possibility for variance in meaning, […]
Why do so many people so often say “so”?
So … in this era when so many people use the word “so” to begin so many of their sentences, one scholar has written three studies analysing what happens when people begin their sentences with the word. Galina Bolden’s first “so” study, in 2006, explains that sometimes people use the word as a way of […]