1. The Language and Culture of a Dream: A Case Study

Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh

Volume 7, 2 (Special Issue on Iranians Views of Cultural Issues) , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 69-79

Abstract
  This study has analyzed the culture and language of the American Dream in Blue Surge. It shows the effects of the formula of success and the competition presented by this dream; and, how it produces neurotic individuals trying to cope with the competitive society by means of neurotic strategies. This ...  Read More

2. Social Media Writing and Social Class: A Correlational Analysis of Adolescent CMC and Social Background

Lisa Hilte; Reinhild Vandekerckhove; Walter Daelemans

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 73-89

Abstract
  In a large social media corpus (2.9 million tokens), we analyze Flemish adolescents’ non-standard writing practices and look for correlations with the teenagers’ social class. Three different aspects of adolescents’ social background are included: educational track, parental profession, ...  Read More