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    • Cross-Linguistic Perception and Learning of Japanese Lexical Prosody by English Listeners 

      Shport, Irina A., 1975- (University of Oregon, 2011-09)
      The focus of this dissertation is on how language experience shapes perception of a non-native prosodic contrast. In Tokyo Japanese, fundamental frequency (F0) peak and fall are acoustic cues to lexically contrastive pitch ...
    • Issues of Translation in Mizumura's The Fall of Japanese in the Age of English: A Linguistic and Theoretical Analysis 

      Orme, Samuel (University of Oregon, 2013-10-10)
      When translating between any two languages, both linguistic and theoretical considerations must be made in order to create a successful translation. These choices are not made separately, however, but are inextricably ...
    • Japanese Discourse Particles in Use 

      Puckett, Emma (University of Oregon, 2014-10-17)
      One of the distinctive features of Japanese is the presence of discourse particles. The only way to truly resolve what these particles mean and how they are used is to examine them in use and to study the entire system ...
    • A Lawn in the Sky 

      Hutchinson, Simon (University of Oregon, 2013-10-03)
      "A Lawn in the Sky" is a musical drama in two acts on a libretto by Katherine Hollander. The piece is based on the true story of Lieutenant Onoda Hiroo, a Japanese "straggler" who refused to believe that Japan had surrendered ...
    • Sentimental Journey/Winter Journey: Araki Nobuyoshi's Contemporary Shishōsetsu 

      Taylor, Anne (University of Oregon, 2013-10-03)
      Senchimentaru na tabi fuyu no tabi or Sentimental Journey/Winter Journey, a photobook created and published by photographer Araki Nobuyoshi in 1991, documented two highly personal events of the photographer's life. The ...